Expecting trouble, DC locks down ahead of Biden's inauguration

The National Park Service has closed Washington’s National Mall to the general public as part of greatly intensified security ahead of Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration.

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    A U.S. Park Police helicopter circles the Capitol as a nearby fire prompted a temporary lockdown during a during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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    U.S. Marine Corps. sentries and a U.S. Capitol Police officer, center, during a rehearsal for the 59th inaugural ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Monday, January 18, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
    (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP)
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    An armed U.S. Capitol Police officer looks out from the East side of the Capitol, during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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    U.S. Capitol Police evacuate people from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol during a rehearsal the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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    U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman attends a dress rehearsal for the 59th inaugural ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at the Capitol, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington.
    (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)
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    The Capitol is seen as security preparations continue at the Capitol ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 in Washington.
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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    Ohio state troopers provide security at the Ohio Statehouse as armed protestors look on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. Security was stepped up at statehouses across the U.S. after FBI warnings of potential armed protests at all 50 state capitols and in Washington, D.C.
    (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
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    National Guard work a security checkpoint ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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    Security is increased around the Capitol ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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    The Capitol is seen as security preparations continue leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (
    AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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    Washington State Patrol troopers walk near National Guard members standing watch along a perimeter fence, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Security is expected to remain tight at the Capitol at least through the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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    Security surrounds the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
    AP Photo/Susan Walsh
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    A U.S. Capitol Police checks a lock on a fence installed along the perimeter of the Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.
    AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
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    Security surrounds the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
    AP Photo/Susan Walsh
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    A U.S. Capitol Police officer walks along fencing installed along the perimeter of the Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021
    AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
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    Capitol police officers stand outside of fencing that was installed around the exterior of the Capitol grounds, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 in Washington. The House and Senate certified the Democrat's electoral college win early Thursday after a violent throng of pro-Trump rioters spent hours Wednesday running rampant through the Capitol. A woman was fatally shot, windows were bashed and the mob forced shaken lawmakers and aides to flee the building, shielded by Capitol Police. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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    National guards are seen Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 on a fence that was erected to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)
    AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar
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    U.S. Capitol Police survey the corridor around the House of Representatives chamber after enhanced security protocols were enacted, including metal detectors for lawmakers, after a mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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    Caution tape flies Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 on a fence that was erected to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)
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    U.S. Capitol Police survey the corridor around the House of Representatives chamber after enhanced security protocols were enacted, including metal detectors for lawmakers, after a mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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    The Dome of the Capitol building is visible as members of the National Guard stand in front of riot gear laid out on a field on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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    U.S. Capitol Police survey the corridor around the House of Representatives chamber after enhanced security protocols were enacted, including metal detectors for lawmakers, after a mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.
    AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
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    A construction worker carries a hammer on his shoulder on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at the National Mall in Washington, as a stage is prepared for the 2021 Democrat Joe Biden's presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)
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    Troops move inside the Capitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. The House of Representatives is pursuing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an angry mob to storm the Capitol last week. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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    The Dome of the Capitol building is visible as riot gear is laid out on a field on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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    Troops hold inside the Capitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. The House of Representatives is pursuing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an angry mob to storm the Capitol last week.. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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    Troops rest as they hold inside the Capitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. The House of Representatives is pursuing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an angry mob to storm the Capitol last week.. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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    WASHINGTON, DC, USA - JANUARY 13: Members of the National Guard are issued weapons outside of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo by Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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    Hundreds of National Guard troops hold inside the Capitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. The House of Representatives is pursuing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an angry mob to storm the Capitol last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
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    A U.S. Secret Service guard stands post at the North Portico of the White House, after the U.S. House impeached President Donald Trump in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert )
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    Razor wire being put up around US Capitol
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    Razor wire around US Capitol
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    Fencing is placed around the exterior of the Capitol grounds, Thursday morning, Jan. 7, 2021 in Washington. The House and Senate certified the Democrat's electoral college win early Thursday after a violent throng of pro-Trump rioters spent hours Wednesday running rampant through the Capitol. A woman was fatally shot, windows were bashed and the mob forced shaken lawmakers and aides to flee the building, shielded by Capitol Police. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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    Workers install razor wire atop fencing around the U.S. Capitol perimeter at sunset, in Washington, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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     Razor wire is on top of security fencing that surrounds the U.S. Capitol in Washingtonahead of the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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