A month before he was sworn in, the new president of the United States was making a dramatic return to the spotlight.
In his inaugural address, Donald Trump pledged to “move the American economy in a new direction” and vowed to “end the culture of entitlement”.
But for many Americans, the president’s agenda remains mired in partisan gridlock.
The President Donald Trump has promised to ‘end the entitlement culture’ and ‘end culture of government dependency’.
The US has seen the highest percentage of Americans living in poverty in modern history, and has been hit hard by an economic downturn.
Al Jazeera’s Sarah Saldana reports from Washington.