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"Meet the Press" host David Gregory had specifically asked Fenty whether he thought 3 to 5 million people would show up.

Fenty predicted in mid-November that as many as 4 million people could come to the National Mall on Jan. 20. Secret Service spokesman Malcolm Wiley later said the inaugural festivities were unlikely to draw that large a crowd, according to Secret Service