Donald Trump left the White House on Wednesday.


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A note of humor for the departure of Donald Trump?

As preparations for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' inauguration are in full swing in Washington, video of a marching band playing 

Hit the road Jack

under the windows of the White House has gone viral .

Just Happened.

Military Band practices “Hit The Road Jack” right outside the WH!


- Cathay Dawkins (@ArtistCathayD) January 19, 2021


This fanfare, however, was not fanciful: on the original video, broadcast by CNN's White House correspondent, the musicians play another, much more official tune.

The famous aria sung by Ray Charles has therefore been added.

Donald Trump, he left the White House at dawn.

He has no plans to attend the inauguration of Joe Biden, who is to be sworn in at 6 p.m. (12 p.m. local time).

But Mike Pence, the outgoing vice-president, will be in attendance.

In 2019, during a visit by the US president to the United Kingdom, another humorous video diverting a tune played by the British Royal Guard had already gone viral.

On the other hand, in 2017, Donald Trump was entitled to a medley of Daft Punk.

It was on the occasion of a parade of July 14, on the Champs-Elysées.


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