Edge: Inauguration Prep Underway At The Capitol

How are you feeling ahead of the inauguration and transfer of power?

On a day meant to commemorate the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr’s fight for freedom and equality, the United States is stressed. The U.S. Capitol is fortified and on high alert. Right now 21,000 troops are in our nation’s capitol, screened by FBI to prevent against any insider threats. FEMA has reportedly hired a company called American Medical Response Inc. to provide emergency services for Wednesday. The value of the contract, is $10M.

And with all of the preparations in Washington ahead of the transfer of power, we wanted to know how people in the Queen City are feeling, so we sent Edge Photographer Ed Antonelli to South End to hear from you. So let’s hear it, how are you feeling about the transfer of power?


This episode features…

WCCB NEWS at Ten Co-Anchor Drew Bollea (@Drew_WCCB)

WCCB NEWS Edge Contributor Ashley Anderson (@AshleyWCCB)

WCCB NEWS at Ten Reporter Marvin Beach (@MBeach14)