Members of the group believed Trump would take office again on March 4, which was the traditional Inauguration Day date until 1933. In response, security was increased around the U.S. Capitol and the House wrapped up business on Wednesday amid concerns over the potential for new violence in the area.
Instead, nothing happened. No inauguration. No crowds. And no Trump. This inspired #TrumpInauguration and similar hashtags to trend in mocking “celebration” of the non-event: