History was made today as outgoing president Barack Obama said his goodbyes and Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. For some, it’s a day to celebrate a new direction for the country. For others, it’s the first day of what could be a tumultuous four years. People from all sides took to Twitter to dissect every moment of today’s inauguration ceremony, and as usual, the jokes were abundant.
While thousands of Trump supporters took to the streets of Washington D.C. to celebrate…
— Watters' World (@WattersWorld) January 20, 2017
… Other folks were at home, wondering what was up with Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway’s outfit.
Why does Kellyanne Conway look like the old New England Patriots logo? pic.twitter.com/swgdHH53v6
— Tyler Brooke (@TylerDBrooke) January 20, 2017
Conway’s red, white and blue Gucci dress was the talk of Twitter.
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) January 20, 2017
Soon, everyone was trying to figure out what was in the box Melania Trump handed to Michelle Obama.
the only good moment of this inauguration is michelle jim-facing the camera like "why did she give me this box" pic.twitter.com/WoGAWfKS0l
— jomny sun (@jonnysun) January 20, 2017
A few theories were thrown out.
Melania giving Michelle her speech back pic.twitter.com/wADXYZfKrh
— ʎǝɔunɐɥɔ 🌐 (@chauncey_murphy) January 20, 2017
Former President George W. Bush looked like he was having fun…
The George W. Bush reaction cam during Trump's inauguration speech was lit pic.twitter.com/x33V19MLTn
— Max Tani (@maxwelltani) January 20, 2017
So was Bill Clinton, who was apparently caught staring at someone during the ceremony.
— Kek Magician (@Kek_Magician) January 20, 2017
Later, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama appeared to have shared a moment.
"Girl I know girl" pic.twitter.com/f2YkzyDUWh
— love U forever (@jersing) January 20, 2017
Although, if you look closely, it looks like a different angle of Hillary Clinton catching Bill staring at someone.
Lots of people shared these photos contrasting Obama’s 2009 inauguration attendance vs Trump’s inauguration.
The Washington Mall for the 2009 inauguration on the left and today on the right pic.twitter.com/S1XdVNl8pE
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) January 20, 2017
That didn’t faze President Trump, who gave a speech that did not stray far from his campaign rhetoric. It also reminded people of “The Dark Knight Rises” villain Bane.
— Jezebel (@Jezebel) January 20, 2017
Meanwhile, another Twitter user reminded everyone that after the ceremony, we had a whole day ahead of us.
Biden: guess what ?
Obama: what Joe
Biden: it’s Friday; you ain’t got no job… and you ain’t got shit to do. pic.twitter.com/fGN2tZNGP5
— JayRiddle (@DRiddle__) January 20, 2017