Don ‘ s what? Portable toilet names obscured for the inauguration


WASHINGTON – It is the big port-a-potty cover-up for President-elect, Donald Trump inauguration.

Workers prepare for the inauguration. Jan. 20, with tape over the name of the company — “Don Johns” has long been supplied portable toilets for major outdoor events in the nation’s capital.

Virginia-based Don’s Johns has called on the Washington area’s top provider of portable toilet rentals. But the name, apparently, strikes too close to home for the first organizers.

Workers have placed blue tape over the name of the company on dozens of portable toilets installed in the vicinity of the Capitol for the inauguration.

The name of the company clearly visible at a closer look, but is blocked for a wide-angle view by using a television or photographic camera.

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A number of portable toilets, by the name of Don Johns covered by blue Band is seen on Capitol Hill in DC.


The inauguration will take place on the West side of the Capitol in front of the National Mall. Portable toilets on the East side, in the vicinity of the Senate office building, not taped-over logos.

Don Johns says on its website that it is for the portable toilets, which for many large events in Washington, including the 2009 inauguration ceremony for President Barack Obama. The company logos were to be seen during this event.

The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural ceremonies and the Presidential Inaugural Committee had no immediate comment Friday.

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