Flags are placed on the National Mall ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

The United States Capitol was temporarily evacuated during rehearsal for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden after a fire in a homeless camp about a mile away alerted security. In the images a moment of the evacuation of the building, whose steps are already set up for the Inauguration Day.

Small groups of pro Trump protesters gathered in several US states, in front of the Capitol and official buildings, to protest ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20. Many of these groups are made up of heavily armed people with machine guns and pistols and with their faces covered. At the moment there are no tensions but security has been increased throughout the country, in Washington there is talk of 25,000 men to defend the Inauguration Day.

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