Inaugural crowd sizes ranked

Just prior to his inauguration, President Donald Trump predicted huge crowds for his ceremony. Estimates are still rolling in about how many actually attended. Photos seem to show it was fewer people than for Barack Obama’s two inaugurations. But the number of attendees at inaugurations has varied widely throughout the years. Due to controversies over estimates, the National Park Service no longer releases official estimates for how many people attend events on the National Mall. It stopped after a dispute over the tally of the Million Man March in 1995. The U.S. Armed Forces Joint Task Force-National Capital Region and … >>More stories from National


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