January 12 According to the Associated Press, the U.S. Congressional Police announced on the 11th that the Capitol will be closed to the public during Biden’s inauguration ceremony.
In a statement, Acting Director Pittman of the U.S. Police Department of Congress said that a “comprehensive and coordinated plan” has been put in place to ensure that the inauguration will be held safely on January 20.
She said that the Capitol will not be open to the public. Those who attend the inauguration ceremony need to enter with tickets.
According to the report, Biden’s team and Washington, D.C. Mayor Bowser said that people should not go to the inauguration ceremony due to the severity of the coronavirus epidemic.
On the 11th, Bowser called for the goal at this stage to protect Washington, D.C., from the recurrence of the shock to Congress. Washington refused all requests for demonstrations, and the scope of the alert should include the Capitol.
She requested that Washington be put into a “pre-disaster state” in order to receive federal assistance.