It's been one long year, guys.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on January 18, 2018, at 4:57 p.m. ET
President-elect Donald J. Trump arrives at his inauguration at the US Capitol on Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, DC. Donald J. Trump became the 45th president of the United States.
A combination of photos taken at the National Mall shows the crowds attending the inauguration ceremonies to swear in President Donald Trump (left) at 12:01 p.m. on Jan. 20, 2017, and President Barack Obama (right) sometime between 12:07 p.m. and 12:26 p.m. on Jan. 20, 2009, in Washington, DC.
President Trump sings to the song "My Way" while dancing with first lady Melania Trump during the inaugural Liberty Ball at the Washington Convention Center on Jan. 20, 2017.
President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, are greeted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, upon arriving at the White House on Inauguration Day.
President Donald Trump shakes hands with James Comey, then director of the FBI, during an Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception in the Blue Room of the White House on Jan. 22.
President Trump speaks on the phone with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office of the White House on Jan. 28. Also pictured at right are Michael Flynn, then the national security adviser, and Steve Bannon, then Trump's chief strategist.
President Trump extends his hand to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada during a meeting in the Oval Office on Feb. 13, the first meeting between the two leaders at the White House.
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway checks her phone as Trump and leaders of historically black universities and colleges pose for a group photo in the Oval Office on Feb. 27.
Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress as Vice President Mike Pence (left) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan applaud on Feb. 28, in the House chamber of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Trump's first address to Congress focused on national security, tax and regulatory reform, the economy, and health care.
Trump holds up the executive order titled "Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch," after signing it beside members of his cabinet in the Oval Office of the White House on March 13.
Trump pretends to drive an 18-wheeler at a meeting with truckers and CEOs regarding health care at the White House on March 23.
Trump watches as Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy administers the judicial oath to Justice Neil Gorsuch in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 10. Holding the Bible is Gorsuch's wife, Marie Louise Gorsuch.
Sean Spicer (left), then the White House press secretary, and Reince Priebus, then the chief of staff, look on as Trump presents the US Air Force Academy football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 2.
The president and first lady join Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (center), and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (left) pose during the inauguration ceremony for the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh on May 21.
Trump visits the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City on May 22.
Trump, Melania Trump, and his daughter Ivanka Trump meet Pope Francis on May 22 in the Vatican.
Trump, Melania Trump, and their son Barron Trump arrive at the White House on June 11.
The annual Pride Parade is replaced with a Resist March as members of the LGBT community protest President Donald Trump in West Hollywood, California, on June 11.
Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit on July 7 in Hamburg, Germany.
Trump poses for photographs with an outgoing group of interns at the White House on July 24.
A protester shouts at President Trump as he is removed from a rally in Youngstown, Ohio, on July 25.
Trump looks up toward the solar eclipse while joined by Melania Trump on the Truman Balcony at the White House on Aug. 21. Millions of people flocked to areas of the US in the "path of totality" in order to experience a total solar eclipse.
Trump holds the state flag of Texas outside the Annaville Fire House after attending a briefing on Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi on Aug. 29.
The president and first lady, flanked by White House staff, observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Eleven-year-old Frank "FX" Giaccio gets a pat on the back from Trump while mowing the grass in the Rose Garden of the White House on Sept. 15.
Trump addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York City on Sept. 19.
Air Force One lands at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as part of Trump's visit to the areas affected by Hurricane Maria, on Oct. 3.
In this Oct. 3 photo, Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd at Calvary Chapel in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. Trump congratulated Puerto Rico for escaping the higher death toll of "a real catastrophe like Katrina" and heaped praise on the relief efforts of his administration without acknowledging the sharp criticism the federal response had drawn.
A protester throws Russian flags toward Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump as they arrive for the Senate Republicans' policy lunch in the Capitol on Oct. 24.
US border patrol officers walk near a prototype for Trump's border wall with Mexico in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border in Tijuana on Oct. 26.
Children with flags bid farewell as Trump boards Air Force One to depart for the Philippines from Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Nov. 12.
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members link hands during the opening ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila on Nov. 13. From left: Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, President Donald Trump, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Trump laughs during an event honoring Navajo Code Talkers' contributions during World War II, at the White House on Nov. 27.
The president and first lady hand out candy to children during a Halloween event at the White House on Oct. 30.
Trump pardons "Drumstick" the turkey at the National Thanksgiving Turkey pardoning ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House on Nov. 21.
President Trump points to a large "Merry Christmas" card on the stage as he arrives to deliver remarks on tax reform in St. Louis on Nov. 29.
Air Force One departs Las Vegas on Oct. 4, flying past the broken windows at the Mandalay Bay hotel where a gunman opened fire, killing 58 people at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
President Trump looks at the empty chair of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after Schumer canceled their meeting at the White House on Nov. 28.
From left: Rachel Crooks, Jessica Leeds, and Samantha Holvey exit a news conference for the film 16 Women and Donald Trump, which focuses on women who have publicly accused President Trump of sexual misconduct, in Manhattan on Dec. 11.
A military aide carries the so-called nuclear football, which contains launch codes for the US nuclear arsenal, to depart with Trump from the White House on Dec. 4.
A half-dozen Democrats file articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, citing obstruction of justice, emoluments clause violations, undermining the independence of the federal judiciary, and undermining the freedom of the press, on Nov. 15 in Washington, DC.
President Trump cuts symbolic red tape while speaking about deregulation at the White House on Dec. 14.
Trump and Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives Chris Liddell hold up a chart showing the processes involved with making a federal highway during an event on deregulation at the White House on Dec. 14.
Trump celebrates with congressional Republicans after Congress passed sweeping tax overhaul legislation on Dec. 20.
Trump delivers a message during the daily briefing hosted by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in Washington, DC, on Jan. 4, 2018.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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