Donald Trump says day one of his administration will be Monday

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By Nick Cardona for Veuer

President-elect Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated on Friday, but according to him, the first day of his administration will be Monday.

In an interview with the Times of London, Trump said quote, "Day one - which I will consider to be Monday as opposed to Friday or Saturday. Right? I mean my day one is gonna be Monday because I don't want to be signing and get it mixed up with lots of celebration."

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Haha Trump is taking the weekend off after being sworn in on Friday. Seriously, can't make this stuff up. https://t.co/VgkbX4XMBx
After inauguration on Friday, Trump to take weekend off for celebrations and pony rides and face painting. https://t.co/FmXGEzjcwG
Trump treating Friday like the first college class. Just grab your syllabus and head home. https://t.co/TRKoaTQB3v
Trump treating Friday like the first college class. Just grab your syllabus and head home. https://t.co/TRKoaTQB3v
.@studentactivism normally you have to accrue vacation days https://t.co/R95QOrmDld
@studentactivism But gosh darn that Obama for his vacations to his childhood HOME of Hawaii. What a lazy sob
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As expected, Trump faced some backlash on Twitter. One user tweeting out, "Trump is taking the weekend off after being sworn in on Friday. Seriously, can't make this stuff up."

Another, posting, "After inauguration on Friday, Trump to take weekend off for celebrations and pony rides and face painting." And one user saying, "Trump really think he gets the weekend off? Someone please explain to him it's not that type of gig."

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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) listens to President-elect Donald Trump in the White House Oval Office in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump leaves an elevator with Reince Priebus (L) and retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn before speaking with the media about meeting with families of the victims of the November 28 attacks at Ohio State University, in The Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Vice-President elect Mike Pence walk off Trump's plane upon their arrival in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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"Trump treating Friday like the first college class," one user wrote. "Just grab your syllabus and head home."

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