The New Paper

January 19, 2021

Biden inauguration security measures continue rollout

Security measures continue to roll out ahead of President-elect Biden’s inauguration tomorrow. The heightened measures include 25,000 national guard troops (compared to 8,000 in 2017) stationed throughout DC, the FBI vetting troops for possible insider threats, new fencing around key government buildings, and a myriad of traffic restrictions and road closures. Here’s a visual overview.

Extra: Over the weekend, a series of anticipated right-wing protests at state capitals were broadly categorized as small and non-violent amid heavy security fortifications (i.e. National Guard troops and police generally outnumbered protesters).
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