1. Joe Biden inauguration: US authorities preparing for the worst  NEWS.com.au
  2. FBI vets thousands of National Guard troops heading to Washington DC amid fears of an insider attack  ABC News
  3. Far-right protests fizzle as US authorities vet National Guard troops ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration  SBS News
  4. US tightens security before Joe Biden's inauguration  Al Jazeera English
  5. US politics live updates: Democrats promise Donald Trump's impeachment trial is coming 'soon' as Biden readies executive order blitz  ABC News
  6. View Full coverage on Google News
The theme of January 20, when Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, is “America United”. The theme of January 20, when Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, is “America United”.

Joe Biden inauguration: US authorities preparing for the worst

US defence officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.US defence officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.

iview

Heavily-bolstered US state capitals only saw small-scale protests on Sunday, as it was revealed law enforcement agencies are screening National Guard members to make sure they do not pose a security risk during Joe Biden's inauguration.Heavily-bolstered US state capitals only saw small-scale protests on Sunday, as it was revealed law enforcement agencies are screening National Guard members to...

Far-right protests fizzle as US authorities vet National Guard troops ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration | SBS News

US officials say they are worried about a possible insider attack on day of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.US officials say they are worried about a possible insider attack on day of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

search

Joe Biden’s inauguration will take place in a city braced for unprecedented political violence, writes Griffin Connolly Joe Biden’s inauguration will take place in a city braced for unprecedented political violence, writes Griffin Connolly 

Washington holds its breath as Biden prepares to tear up Trump agenda | The Independent

More than a dozen states activated National Guard troops to help secure their capitol buildings following an FBI warning of armed demonstrations, with right-wing extremists emboldened by the deadly attack on the US Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6.More than a dozen states activated National Guard troops to help secure their capitol buildings following an FBI warning of armed demonstrations, with right-wing extremists emboldened by the deadly attack on the US Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6.

'It was a non-event': Pro-Trump protests quiet amid massive police presence acros - World - The Jakarta Post

HARRISBURG: Pennsylvania: Law enforcement officers were out in force at state capitol grounds across the United States on Sunday (Jan 17) in ...HARRISBURG: Pennsylvania: Law enforcement officers were out in force at state capitol grounds across the United States on Sunday (Jan 17) in ...

US state capitals brace for violent protests as crowds remain thin - CNA

FBI is vetting all of 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for US President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after warnings about possible insider attack or other threat from service members.FBI is vetting all of 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for US President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after warnings about possible insider attack or other threat from service members.

FBI screening Guard troops in Washington amid fears of insider attack

Move underscores fears that some in 25,000-strong force assigned to protect D.C. in coming days could present threat to the incoming president, other VIPs in attendance; two National Guard members already arrested over Capitol assault Move underscores fears that some in 25,000-strong force assigned to protect D.C. in coming days could present threat to the incoming president, other VIPs in attendance; two National Guard members already arrested over Capitol assault

Fifty members of the New Hampshire National Guard are in Washington, D.C. to help secure the presidential inauguration.Fifty members of the New Hampshire National Guard are in Washington, D.C. to help secure the presidential inauguration.

New Hampshire National Guard troops assisting with inaugural security in Washington

A loud speaker system can be heard warning people of an 'external security threat'A loud speaker system can be heard warning people of an 'external security threat'

US Capitol on lockdown due to 'security threat' days before inauguration - Irish Mirror Online

403 Missing Auth Token

US News: Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday, the American capital over the weekend was US News: Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday, the American capital over the weekend was

Ahead of inauguration Washington DC converted into garrison city as threat looms large - Times of India

Security was stepped up in recent days after the FBI warned of the potential for armed protests in Washington and at all 50 state capitol buildings ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.Security was stepped up in recent days after the FBI warned of the potential for armed protests in Washington and at all 50 state capitol buildings ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.

Small numbers of protesters gather at fortified US statehouses | Hindustan Times

As many as 25,000 Guard members from all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, could deploy to the city.As many as 25,000 Guard members from all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, could deploy to the city.

15,000 National Guard troops now in DC for inauguration in eerie calm before the feared storm

The lockdown comes just days ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.The lockdown comes just days ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

US Capitol on lockdown over security threat

Among the troops in Washington D.C. for Wednesday's presidential inauguration are about 850 members of the Minnesota National Guard.Among the troops in Washington D.C. for Wednesday's presidential inauguration are about 850 members of the Minnesota National Guard.

Minnesota National Guard’s Inauguration Mission Coincides With Its Centenary – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Dozens of restaurants in Washington D.C. Are keeping troops fed thanks to donations from all across the country. The donations aren’t only fueling the troops, but also helping businesses hit hard by the pandemic.Dozens of restaurants in Washington D.C. Are keeping troops fed thanks to donations from all across the country. The donations aren’t only fueling the troops, but also helping businesses hit hard by the pandemic.

How you can help support Colorado National Guard troops and restaurants in DC

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there were no reports of any clashes.Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there were no reports of any clashes.

Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday, Washington DC over the weekend was literally converted into a garrison city because of the multiple reports of threats and armed violence that security agencies have been receiving over the past few weeks.Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday, Washington DC over the weekend was literally converted into a garrison city because of the multiple reports of threats and armed violence that security agencies have been receiving over the past few weeks.

Ahead Of Inauguration, Washington DC Turns Into Garrison City

Small groups of protesters rallied outside fortified statehouses over the weekend ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday.The big picture: Some protests attracted armed members of far-right extremist groups but there were no reports of clashes, as had been feared. The National Guard and law enforcement outnumbered demonstrators, as security was heightened around the U.S. to avoid a repeat of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots, per AP. Be smart: sign up FREE for the most influential newsletter in America.> Shout out to all the 50 states and 3 territories who are on their way to Washington, D.C. to support the 59th Presidential Inauguration. @TexasGuard is on their way! pic.twitter.com/Jfat7WpFV1> > — District of Columbia National Guard (@DCGuard1802) January 16, 2021Virginia National Guard soldiers are issued their M4 rifles and live ammunition on the east front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 17. "More reporters and law enforcement members were present than protesters" in Washington, D.C., USA Today notes. Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty ImagesBoogaloo Bois members outside Oregon's State Capitol in Salem on Jan. 17. Photo: John Rudoff/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesNational Guard soldiers protect the Department of Health Care Services building near the California State Capitol on Jan. 17. Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty ImagesMinnesota State Patrol stand guard as a few people who support President Donald Trump sit outside the state capitol building on Jan. 17 in St Paul. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images A woman and child look on as members of the Washington National Guard and state police stand outside the state Capitol in Olympia, Washington, on Jan. 17. Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty ImagesA protester carries a crossbow outside the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Jan. 17. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty ImagesAn armed member of the the Boogaloo Boys protests outside of the Kentucky State Capitol on Jan. in Frankfort. Photo: Jon Cherry/Getty ImagesMembers of the Utah National Guard stand watch as a man carries an upside down American flag as he walks the grounds of the Utah State Capitol building in Salt Lake City on Jan. 17. Photo: George Frey/AFP via Getty ImagesA Nevada Highway Patrol vehicle passes by the State Capitol on Jan. in Carson City. Photo: Ronda Churchill/AFP via Getty ImagesArmed groups rally in front of a closed Texas State Capitol in Austin on Jan. 17. Photo: Matthew Busch/AFP via Getty ImagesArmed members of the Boogaloo group in front of the State Capital in Concord, New Hampshire, on Jan. 17. Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty ImagesSupporters of the Second Amendment outside the Georgia Capitol building on Jan. 17 in Atlanta. Photo: Megan Varner/Getty ImagesA couple of Trump supporters outside the Colorado State Capitol on Jan. 17 in Denver. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty ImagesNew Mexico State Police patrol around the state capitol in Santa Fe on Jan. 17. Photo: Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty ImagesTrump supporters stand outside the Capitol Building in Phoenix, Arizona, on Jan. 17. Photo: Olivier Touron/AFP via Getty ImagesA man speaks with law enforcement in front of the state capitol building in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, on Jan. 17. Photo: Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images Support safe, smart, sane journalism. Sign up for Axios Newsletters here.Small groups of protesters rallied outside fortified statehouses over the weekend ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday.The big picture: Some protests attracted armed members of far-right extremist groups but there were no reports of clashes, as had been feared. The National Guard and law enforcement outnumbered demonstrators, as security was heightened around the U.S. to avoid a repeat of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots, per AP. Be smart: sign up FREE for the most influential newsletter in America.> Shout out to all the 50 states and 3 territories who are on their way to Washington, D.C. to support the 59th Presidential Inauguration. @TexasGuard is on their way! pic.twitter.com/Jfat7WpFV1> > — District of Columbia National Guard (@DCGuard1802) January 16, 2021Virginia National Guard soldiers are issued their M4 rifles and live ammunition on the east front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 17. "More reporters and law enforcement members were present than protesters" in Washington, D.C., USA Today notes. Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty ImagesBoogaloo Bois members outside Oregon's State Capitol in Salem on Jan. 17. Photo: John Rudoff/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesNational Guard soldiers protect the Department of Health Care Services building near the California State Capitol on Jan. 17. Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty ImagesMinnesota State Patrol stand guard as a few people who support President Donald Trump sit outside the state capitol building on Jan. 17 in St Paul. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images A woman and child look on as members of the Washington National Guard and state police stand outside the state Capitol in Olympia, Washington, on Jan. 17. Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty ImagesA protester carries a crossbow outside the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Jan. 17. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty ImagesAn armed member of the the Boogaloo Boys protests outside of the Kentucky State Capitol on Jan. in Frankfort. Photo: Jon Cherry/Getty ImagesMembers of the Utah National Guard stand watch as a man carries an upside down American flag as he walks the grounds of the Utah State Capitol building in Salt Lake City on Jan. 17. Photo: George Frey/AFP via Getty ImagesA Nevada Highway Patrol vehicle passes by the State Capitol on Jan. in Carson City. Photo: Ronda Churchill/AFP via Getty ImagesArmed groups rally in front of a closed Texas State Capitol in Austin on Jan. 17. Photo: Matthew Busch/AFP via Getty ImagesArmed members of the Boogaloo group in front of the State Capital in Concord, New Hampshire, on Jan. 17. Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty ImagesSupporters of the Second Amendment outside the Georgia Capitol building on Jan. 17 in Atlanta. Photo: Megan Varner/Getty ImagesA couple of Trump supporters outside the Colorado State Capitol on Jan. 17 in Denver. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty ImagesNew Mexico State Police patrol around the state capitol in Santa Fe on Jan. 17. Photo: Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty ImagesTrump supporters stand outside the Capitol Building in Phoenix, Arizona, on Jan. 17. Photo: Olivier Touron/AFP via Getty ImagesA man speaks with law enforcement in front of the state capitol building in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, on Jan. 17. Photo: Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images Support safe, smart, sane journalism. Sign up for Axios Newsletters here.

In photos: Pre-inauguration rallies outside fortified capitols draw only small groups

Around 500 members of the Wisconsin National Guard left for D.C. Saturday to provide security for Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday. Credit: DVIDS via StoryfulAround 500 members of the Wisconsin National Guard left for D.C. Saturday to provide security for Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday. Credit: DVIDS via Storyful

Some of California's National Guard units have gone to Washington, D.C. and to Sacramento to provide security and safety for government buildings and facilities. Some of California's National Guard units have gone to Washington, D.C. and to Sacramento to provide security and safety for government buildings and facilities.

Are North State National Guard units going to national or state capitols?

The FBI is vetting all 25,000 National Guard troops after a Defense Department insider confessed that they are fearful of an attack coming from inside the military members assigned to protect the inauguration. The Associated Press reported Sunday that it has been a massive undertaking in wake of the...The FBI is vetting all 25,000 National Guard troops after a Defense Department insider confessed that they are fearful of an attack coming from inside the military members assigned to protect the inauguration. The Associated Press reported Sunday that it has been a massive undertaking in wake of the...

Defense official fears 'inside attack' from service members assigned to protect the inauguration: report - Raw Story - Celebrating 16 Years of Independent Journalism

FBI and other federal agencies have warned of potential for future violence leading up to Biden’s inaugurationFBI and other federal agencies have warned of potential for future violence leading up to Biden’s inauguration

Law enforcers outnumber protestors in US capitols

The heavy fortifications and bolstered security visible nationwide on Sunday were intended to guard against the type of violence erupting in state capitals that engulfed the U.S. Capitol during the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection by pro-Trump rioters.The heavy fortifications and bolstered security visible nationwide on Sunday were intended to guard against the type of violence erupting in state capitals that engulfed the U.S. Capitol during the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection by pro-Trump rioters.

State capital protests draw minimal crowds; security remains on alert ahead of inauguration

ARMED protestors gathered outside a number of US state capital buildings on Sunday to demonstrate against Joe Biden's election win. ARMED protestors gathered outside a number of US state capital buildings on Sunday to demonstrate against Joe Biden's election win.

Armed Donald Trump supporters protest Joe Biden election win | World | News | Express.co.uk

Extra checks are being done to confirm there are no concerns over the thousands of personnel who will be protecting the event.Extra checks are being done to confirm there are no concerns over the thousands of personnel who will be protecting the event.

FBI vets 25,000 National Guard over fears of insider attack at Biden inauguration | US News | Sky News

There was increased security in all 50 state capitals while Washington, D.C., locked down ahead of planned inauguration protests. Live updates.

Protest live updates: DC, nation stay quiet under extraordinary security; New Mexico county commissioner arrested, linked to Capitol riot

With troops on every corner, Washington, D.C. has become a fortress ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration this week, but there are worries about a possible insider threat.With troops on every corner, Washington, D.C. has become a fortress ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration this week, but there are worries about a possible insider threat.

FBI concerns of internal threat prompt high security at Capitol ahead of inauguration

The FBI is screening all 25,000 National Guard troops heading to D.C.The FBI is screening all 25,000 National Guard troops heading to D.C.

Fear of insider attack prompts additional FBI screening of National Guard troops: AP | TheHill

The FBI is screening all 25,000 National Guard troops heading to D.C.The FBI is screening all 25,000 National Guard troops heading to D.C.

Fear of insider attack prompts additional FBI screening of National Guard troops: AP | TheHill

There are fears that some of the very people assigned to protect the city could present a threat to the incoming presidentThere are fears that some of the very people assigned to protect the city could present a threat to the incoming president

FBI vets National Guard troops in Washington as fears grow of insider attack at Joe Biden's inauguration

The National Guard has fortified key areas around Washington, D.C., for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.The National Guard has fortified key areas around Washington, D.C., for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

Thousands of troops dig in for inauguration | TheHill

The National Guard has fortified key areas around Washington, D.C., for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.The National Guard has fortified key areas around Washington, D.C., for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

Thousands of troops dig in for inauguration | TheHill

OPINION: The ties between law enforcement and the president are toxic and scary.OPINION: The ties between law enforcement and the president are toxic and scary.

Juan Williams: The real 'Deep State' is pro-Trump | TheHill

OPINION: The ties between law enforcement and the president are toxic and scary.OPINION: The ties between law enforcement and the president are toxic and scary.

Juan Williams: The real 'Deep State' is pro-Trump | TheHill

The FBI will vet all 25,000 Guard troops on top of the routine screening the military already does to identify people who have extremist connections.FBI To Vet All 25K National Guard Troops In DC Due To Fears Of Insider Attack At Inauguration

FBI To Vet National Guard Troops Due To Fear Of Insider Attack At Inauguration

Ahead of Wednesday’s inauguration, the Associated Press reports the FBI will vet all 25,000 National Guard troops in Washington, D.C. over fears of an insider attack. Former CIA director John Brennan says it’s necessary after a “growing crescendo” throughout the last few months that “amounts to an insurrection.” Michael Leiter, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, says the precautions are “heartening” because it shows protocols are being taken that were absent during the Capitol invasion.Ahead of Wednesday’s inauguration, the Associated Press reports the FBI will vet all 25,000 National Guard troops in Washington, D.C. over fears of an insider attack. Former CIA director John Brennan says it’s necessary after a “growing crescendo” throughout the last few months that “amounts to an insurrection.” Michael Leiter, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, says the precautions are “heartening” because it shows protocols are being taken that were absent during the Capitol invasion.

Report: FBI vetting all troops protecting inauguration over insider attack concerns

Security has been ramped up in Washington ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, with the FBI vetting all 25,000 National Guard troops stationed there. Plus, Trump attacks environmental protections for a final timeSecurity has been ramped up in Washington ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, with the FBI vetting all 25,000 National Guard troops stationed there. Plus, Trump attacks environmental protections for a final time

First Thing: Washington security soars as inauguration approaches | US news | The Guardian

Law enforcement officials in Washington and other states are trying to anticipate what threats they might face this week as well as the months ahead, when troops are no longer...Law enforcement officials in Washington and other states are trying to anticipate what threats they might face this week as well as the months ahead, when troops are no longer mobilized and the kinds of threats may change.

Inauguration week starts quietly at Washington state Capitol amid show of force by military and law enforcement | The Seattle Times