Largest Crowd Ever At An Inauguration

Obama trump inauguration crowd size photo comparison

This was the largest crowd to ever witness an inauguration. Period.”

-Scott Spicer
White House Press Conference
1/21/17 website post author’s thoughts:

The size of the crowd at the inauguration and what was being said about it on Twitter and by the media was what Trump chose to focus on in his Press Secretary’s first public media address. Out of all the possible things he could have spoken about, this is what was apparently extremely important. The fate of the world depends on this.
Even worse than the subject matter is the blatant lie put forth by this administration. And all the implications thereof. What a start.


President Trump used his first full day in office on Saturday to unleash a remarkably bitter attack on the news media, falsely accusing journalists of both inventing a rift between him and intelligence agencies and deliberately understating the size of his inauguration crowd.

In a visit to the Central Intelligence Agency intended to showcase his support for the intelligence community, Mr. Trump ignored his own repeated public statements criticizing the intelligence community, a group he compared to Nazis just over a week ago.

He also called journalists “among the most dishonest human beings on earth,” and he said that up to 1.5 million people had attended his inauguration, a claim that photographs disproved.

Later, at the White House, he dispatched Sean Spicer, the press secretary, to the briefing room in the West Wing, where Mr. Spicer scolded reporters and made a series of false statements.

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