Donald Trump arrived in Washington

Thursday, 19 January, 2017 - 22:00

The transition of power has shut down much of Washington and left its thousands of political staffers in quiet anticipation.

At the same time, President Barack Obama's last boxes are being packed and his few remaining aides are preparing to move out as they enter their last moments hours of Obama's eight years in the White House.

Obama is spending the last full day of his presidency in the White House on Thursday, where staffers are saying their wistful goodbyes.