就职典礼后,国会大厦的安全围栏开始下降

就职典礼后,国会大厦的安全围栏开始下降

Security fencing placed around the 我们. 国会大厦 in the wake of a riotous breach earlier this month began to slowly come down Wednesday evening.

The unclimbable, barbed wire barricades, along with tens of thousands of National Guard troops stationed in 华盛顿州, 直流., have made the nation’s capital city look more like a warzone than the seat of democracy in recent days.

The fencing and troops were added ahead of 拜登总统就职典礼 Wednesday – a day that always has heightened security every four years – to stave off the possibility of further violence following the Jan. 6 起义.

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Riot fencing and razor wire reinforce the security zone on Capitol Hill in Washington, 星期二, 一月. 19, 2021, before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president on Wednesday. (美联社)

Riot fencing and razor wire reinforce the security zone on Capitol Hill in Washington, 星期二, 一月. 19, 2021, before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president on Wednesday. (美联社)

Once the inauguration celebration at the Lincoln Memorial was finished Wednesday evening, 然而, crews began to immediately remove the fencing.

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华盛顿州, 直流电, Deputy Mayor John. Ĵ. Falcicchio tweeted Wednesday afternoon that crews would remove the fencing from east to west and would start unblocking park garages at 6 下午. 和 “in earnest.

This will take some time,” 他说. “Give crews time/space to work safely.

He said the removal would take around 36 小时.

D.C.’s Mayor Muriel Bowser late Wednesday thanked the city’s businesses and residents for enduringearlier street closures & more intense security than Inaugurations past.

Because of the pandemic and security precautions, inaugural festivities were mostly virtualinaugural balls scrapped and the star-studded “庆祝美国” made for TV viewingand Americans were asked to avoid the capital and watch everything from home.

The Secret Service, which is in charge of inaugural security, made at least three arrests Wednesdaytwo for unregistered ammunition and another for possession of a BB gun, 根据一个 Bloomberg News 记者. Weapons of any kind were prohibited during the inauguration.

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