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Biden's inauguration rehearsal has been postponed due to security threats, report says

Added 01-15-21 07:14:03am EST - “The rehearsal was postponed from Sunday to Monday, Politico reported. Security agencies have ramped up operations after last week's Capitol riots.” - Businessinsider.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Businessinsider.com: “Biden's inauguration rehearsal has been postponed due to security threats, report says”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration rehearsal has been postponed due to security concerns, according to a Politico report.

Two sources familiar with the matter told the outlet that the practice run for Biden's swearing-in ceremony, which was scheduled for Sunday, will now take place on Monday. Inauguration Day is on Wednesday.

The report did not specify the nature of the security threats which caused Sunday's rehearsal to be delayed.

It comes as law-enforcement agencies stepped up their operations in Washington, DC, in the lead-up to Inauguration Day in the wake of last week's riots at the Capitol.

A mob of President Donald Trump's supporters had broken into the Capitol, entering congressional offices, destroying public property, and forcing lawmakers to evacuate. A total of five people died as a result of the riots.

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