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Trump: Monday will be day one of administration

Trump: Monday will be day one of administration
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It’s something he’s said before, but the promise gained attention Monday evening, after that portion of his Times of London interview was highlighted on social media because it included his definition of “day one.”

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“…[D]ay one – which I will consider to be Monday as opposed to Friday or Saturday. Right? I mean my day one is gonna be Monday because I don’t want to be signing and get it mixed up with lots of celebration,” Trump said, according to a transcript of the interview.

Trump will be inaugurated on Friday and is expected to attend celebrations that night.

The idea of the president-elect waiting until Monday until he starts issuing orders got attention on Twitter.

The president-elect previously pledged to take sweeping, unilateral actions on Jan. 20 to roll back many of President Obama’s policies and set the course for his administration.