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Scenes From the Inauguration: Trump Voters on the Economy

“I think he will do well because he has a business mindset. He has no loyalty to politicians."
Source: Alexia Campbell / The Atlantic

Trump supporters from across the country flew, drove, and rode motorcycles to Washington, D.C. to witness the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday. They waited in line for hours to pass through security checkpoints to view the ceremony from the National Mall. Most seemed certain that having a businessman as president would be the best thing for the American economy, and were optimistic when they

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