PHOTOS: Colorado Republicans toast Trump inauguration at glittering gala

Author: Ernest Luning - January 23, 2017 - Updated: April 17, 2018

Former Senate President John Andrews welcomed “fellow Americans, fellow patriots, fellow deplorables” to a glittering celebration of President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday night at the Marriott Denver Tech Center in Denver, promising a “rip-roaring celebration of making America great again.”

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.