By Julia Zorthian
Updated: January 19, 2017 4:12 PM ET

President-elect Donald Trump is slated to deliver remarks Thursday at a “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration” in Washington, D.C., ahead of his official inauguration Friday.

Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence are attending their first official inaugural events, which began with a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. The wreath-laying is an inauguration tradition that honors America’s veterans.

Watch the live feed above to see the event, which begins after 4 p.m. ET.

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