Officials ‘fear inside attack’ just two days out from Joe Biden’s inauguration

Officials ‘fear inside attack’ just two days out from Joe Biden’s inauguration

More than 25,000 National Guard troops are understood to have been deployed to Washington for the inauguration in a bid to keep the peace.

Officials and police ramped up security at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on Sunday.

Law enforcement officers would make any arrests.

When Biden takes the oath of office at noon on Wednesday, he will face a city under the protection of 20,000 National Guard soldiers.

In a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf made public on Sunday, Bowser called for a fresh approach to security after what she called last week's "unprecedented terrorist attack".

On Wednesday morning he is set to fly out from Washington DC at 8am, after an early-morning event for supporters, Bloomberg reports.

In addition, the states of Michigan, Virginia, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Washington have activated their National Guards to strengthen security.

Susan Gordon, the former deputy national security director, who briefed Trump, has also expressed concern about Trump continuing to access intelligence.

President Donald Trump is expected to issue about 100 pardons on his final day in office on Tuesday, CNN reported.

"The feasibility of his goal is absolutely clear, there's no doubt about it", said Fauci, who will be Biden's chief adviser on the coronavirus, as he was Trump's.

All the participants in today's rehearsal were reportedly evacuated into the building.

Biden's team also canceled the president-elect's plan to travel on Monday by Amtrak train from Wilmington, his hometown, to Washington, DC, because of heightened security concerns, according to U.S. media reports.

Jamie Raskin, the lead House impeachment manager, called Trump's actions "the most risky crime committed against the United States", saying that the rioters "came within a hair's breadth of hanging the vice president". Those that monetized the lobbying efforts embrace a former federal prosecutor, a former private lawyer to the President and a former prime Trump marketing campaign adviser, amongst others, the Occasions reported. Trump has said he will skip the inauguration.

Trump, who had been rolling out pardons and commutations at a steady clip ahead of Christmas, had put a pause on them in the days leading up to and directly after the January 6 riots at the US Capitol, according to officials. The margin of error for registered voters is +/- 3.1 percentage points.

"I'm a little surprised at that number, because you would actually think it would be 100 percent". People angered over the death of George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into his neck for several minutes, vandalized capitols in several states, including Colorado, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin.

While Giuliani referred to himself as a "witness", a pair of former federal prosecutors said it's more likely that law enforcement is looking into him as an investigative subject.