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Capitol Rioters Have Ruined DC Sightseeing For The Next Two Weeks

Threats of more violence are coming in.
Capitol Rioters Have Ruined DC Sightseeing For The Next Two Weeks

Days after Pro-Trump rioters stormed the United States Capitol building, Washington, D.C. is still on high alert.

Now, as Joe Biden's inauguration day quickly approaches, the city is taking special precautions to ensure the safety of its people and monuments.

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Groups involved in the January 6, 2021 riots [...] continue to threaten to disrupt the 59th presidential inauguration. Jeffrey P. Reinbold, National Mall and Memorial Parks 

Starting today, the National Park Service is suspending all tours of the Washington Monument until January 24.*

The agency is also considering closing public access to certain roadways and parking areas.

The NPS also mentioned it may close public facilities, which would include restrooms within the National Mall.

This all comes as a response to "credible threats to visitors and park resources" following the Capitol riot.

Most of these threats were directed at Joe Biden's inauguration, which typically would take place in various park areas around the National Mall.

*Editor's note: This article has been updated.

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