New residents: White House starts preparing for Joe Biden's inauguration

Updated: Dec 06, 2020, 03:25 PM(IST)

After a historic win in the recently-held US elections, the US President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in for the post on January 20, 2021 with his Vice President-elect Kamala Harris by his side. To mark the historic day of Trump's moving-out day, the White House has started preparations of the upcoming celebrations

Make way for Bidens

Scaffolding for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration is assembled outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Tom Udall (D-NM.), who are leaving Congress on their own terms at the end of this year, agree the institution needs fixing but differ on what the solution is. (Al Drago © 2020 The New York Times)

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Amid grim reality

The reviewing stand in Washington, between the White House and Lafayette Square, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. The pomp and circumstance of America’s quadrennial presidential inauguration of Joe Biden is colliding with the grim reality of a pandemic that is likely to still be raging on January 20, 2021. (Doug Mills © 2020 The New York Times)

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Low-key event

As of now, the President-elect Joe Biden has said he will have his inauguration a scaled-down event to make sure it does not turn into a superspreader event of the novel coronavirus. (Doug Mills © 2020 The New York Times)

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Under construction

The inaugural platform under construction in Washington. The constructuon started in October but was kept under wraps. With the inaguration a month away, the preparations are now in full swing. Howeverm final plans will be laid out very soon with the ceremony due on January 20, 2021. (Anna Moneymaker © 2020 The New York Times)

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Incoming FLOTUS

The US President-elect Joe Biden will be joined by his wife, Dr. Jill Biden. Along with his Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband, the ceremony will be attended by a few selected. All guests will have to go through temperature checks and all other precautions will be taken diligently, some reports have stated.


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