Biden-Harris inauguration is taking shape

Posted : 2021-01-19 08:56 Updated : 2021-01-21 11:14
The U.S. Capitol Building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as the "Field of Flags" are placed on the ground on the National Mall, in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2021. Reuters

Workers place a large American Flag on the National Mall ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington. AP

Flags are placed on the National Mall, looking towards the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington. AP

A closed sign is seen in front of the Capitol building in Frankfort, Kentucky on January 17, 2021, during a nationwide protest called by anti-government and far-right groups supporting US President Donald Trump and his claim of electoral fraud in the November 3 presidential election. AFP

National Guard security is increased ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Washington. AP

Security is increased ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Washington. AP

A National Guard vehicle is seen around the U.S. Capitol ahead of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, U.S., January 17, 2021. Reuters

Security fencing runs down an empty street near the U.S. Capitol on January 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. AFP

A handmade cutout depicting U.S. President Donald Trump prepared by a group of people protesting against him is seen on the ground, as supporters of him are expected to protest against the election of President-elect Joe Biden, outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. January 17, 2021. Reuters

Stand-ins for President-elect Joe Biden and Jill Biden, walk on to the podium during a rehearsal for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. AP

Preparations take place before a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. AP

National Guard members take a staircase toward the U.S. Capitol building before a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. AP

Military Band members dressed in 18th century costumes rehearse near the U.S. Capitol Hill, ahead of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2021. Reuters

Workers install bunting outside the White House as preparations are made for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington. AP

Officers from the National Guard pet a dog as they spend time with civilians at Lincoln Park in Washington D.C., days ahead of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, U.S. January 18, 2021. Reuters

Shawn Perkins spray paints a mural of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington. AP

People walk by a boarded up building with a poster of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on a holiday observed in his name in Washington, DC on January 18, 2021, ahead of the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden as the next US president. AFP

Tony Moreno, left, holds a U.S. flag as he stands with his daughter, Angela Carlson, right, during a vigil supporting a peaceful transition from President Donald Trump to President-elect Joe Biden, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Olympia, Wash. AP

A volunteer sets up preparations for U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 18, 2021. Reuters

Thousands of flags creating a "field of flags" are seen on the National Mall ahead of Joe Biden's swearing-in inauguration ceremony as the 46th US president in Washington on January 18, 2021. AFP