A security scare ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration has turned Washington DC has turned into a massive fortress. The US Capitol complex was once again locked down briefly on Monday, amid a rehearsal for president-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony.
Thousands of security personnel have been deployed on the streets of Washington, DC in the run-up to Inauguration Day. Non-scalable fences now guard the Capitol building as well as the White House. The FBI is also screening all 25,000 National Guard reserve soldiers being deployed to the city to prevent any potential insider attacks.