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Donald Trump's Inauguration Will Have LESS Attendees Than Barack Obama's!

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Sorry Donald Trump! Barack Obama comes out on top!

On January 20, the controversial President-elect will have his inauguration where he will begin his four-year term. But how many people are expected to show up to the ceremony??

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It depends who you ask!

According to the inauguration planners, they are expecting around 900,000 people at the National Mall. On the other hand, The D.C. Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is planning for 800K to 900K, while The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Activities (JCCIC) expects 700K to 750K.

The biggest estimate comes from Destination D.C. who is anticipating one million people, including protestors.

Regardless of which number is most accurate, Trump's swearing-in ceremony will most likely attract less people than Barack Obama's. In 2009, Barry's event gathered 1.8 million, while his 2013 inauguration drew around one million.

However, these figures are simply estimates, and you should be wary of anything you read. According to Arizona State University professor Steve Doig:

"Take any estimate with a grain of salt… What you need to do is look carefully at how the estimate was done and how transparent the group who did it is about their methods."

Either way, Obama is still the man of the people!

[Image via WENN.]

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Barack Obama Talks Donald Trump's 'Unusual' Behavior In Teaser For Final TV Interview As President!

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Kudos to President Obama for somehow staying super professional about this dumpster fire of a transition.

On Friday, CBS This Morning shared a sneak peek of the outgoing Prez's upcoming 60 Minutes episode, and it's all about Donald Trump!

For his final TV interview as Commander-In-Chief, the 55-year-old talked to reporter Steve Kroft all about how "unusual" it is to transition to a leader without any relevant experience whatsoever.

Video: Obama Surprises Joe Biden With Presidential Medal Of Freedom!

The darling Democrat took the high road while sounding off on the racist Republican's insane Twitter use, and warned the American people not to "underestimate" him, since he is the President-Elect (whether we like it or not).

The full interview airs Sunday, January 15 at 7 p.m. on CBS.

Ch-ch-check out the teaser (above) and come back Sunday for our full coverage!

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First Dog Sunny Bit Malia Obama's Friend On The Face — She Even Had To Get Stitches! Look!

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The dog days are almost over for the Obamas — and apparently, their actual dog is ready to step out of the spotlight.

On Monday, one of Malia Obama's friends left the White House with a bloody face after being bitten by the first family's dog Sunny! Ouch!

Video: Obama Surprises Joe Biden With Presidential Medal Of Freedom!

Snapchat posts of the unnamed 18-year-old surfaced online (above), showing the teen getting stitched up at the office of the president's physician with blood trickling down her face.

In one photo, the girl is seen laying down in the doctor's office while Malia similes in the background. She wrote in the snap:

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Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Bush Reach Out In Emotional Letter To The Obama Sisters As They Transition Out Of The White House

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We're not crying, YOU ARE!

It seems like just yesterday Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush welcomed Malia and Sasha Obama into the White House with open arms as their dad took the Oval Office — a loving demonstration of support and sisterhood that only they can relate to.

Eight years later, we've watched President Barack Obama's daughters turn into wonderful young ladies, and George W. Bush's children are reaching out to cheer them on as they embark on this unique transition into "normal" life.

We can't imagine it's easy growing up at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.!

Related: Obama Surprises Joe Biden With The Presidential Medal Of Freedom!

During a time when we need way more compassion, it's wonderful to see some kindness and unity (even across party lines)!

The Bush sisters said:

"Take all that you have seen, the people you have met, the lessons you have learned, and let that help guide you in making positive change. We have no doubt you will."

You're definitely going to watch what advice the Today Show correspondent and the Global Health Corps founder had to offer (below)!

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Joe Biden CONFIRMS Receiving The Donald Trump #GoldenShowerGate Report — And Reveals How President Obama Reacted!

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As if tensions weren't already high enough at the White House!

Earlier this week, BuzzFeed released a 35-page report claiming Russian operatives were blackmailing Donald Trump with damaging information — and also suggested the businessman was into the occasional golden shower.

The President-elect blasted the unsubstantiated report as "false and fake," and compared the intelligence briefing leak to something that would happen in "Nazi Germany."

And while such a report may raise the eyebrows of Trump's critics, it didn't necessarily spark concern — or even curiosity — from the outgoing President.

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On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden confirmed that he and President Barack Obama were also briefed last week by intelligence officials on claims that Russia may have compromising information on the incoming POTUS.

Top intelligence chiefs provided both Obama and Biden with a two-page written synopsis of the claims, which came from a lengthy report compiled by a former British intelligence operative based on Russian sources.

The VP's office confirmed that both politicians were briefed about the claims — Biden even read the entire 35-page report — but said neither Biden nor Obama asked for more information about them.

According to Biden, intelligence officials felt obligated to inform Obama because they were planning on telling Trump — but apparently POTUS wasn't that impressed with the report, allegedly asking:

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