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President Trump signs the executive orders in the Oval Office on Monday, including a withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Ron Sachs/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other law enforcement officials taking part in security preparations for Inauguration Day hold a briefing on Friday. Authorities have planned for many contingencies, Johnson says. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Security Will Be Massive At Trump's Inauguration

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Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly Faces Senate For DHS Confirmation Hearing

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Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly is sworn in before his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to run the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Speaking to reporters after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says all Cabinet nominees will be properly vetted, despite concerns voiced by Democrats and the Office of Government Ethics. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Democrats Question Vetting Of Cabinet Picks With Slew Of Hearings

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