Speed Reads

Trump inauguration

Compare Trump's inauguration crowd to Obama's in these side-by-side photos

President-elect Donald Trump promised an "unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout" for his inauguration, but perhaps no one needs to count in order to verify those claims. Here's a look at Trump's inauguration crowd, compared to President Barack Obama's crowd at his first inauguration, in 2009:

Fusion does note that the crowd had filled out the lawn by 11:50 a.m., minutes before Trump's swearing-in:

Earlier reports found that while 200 buses had reserved space for Trump's inauguration, 1,200 were reserved for anti-Trump protests on Saturday.