President-elect Biden’s rehearsal postponed amid security threats

1 month ago

US news.

The President-elect’s rehearsal scheduled for Sunday has been postponed to Monday as well as his travel to D.C., according to Politico.

The news comes as FBI Director Chris Wray warned at a Thursday’s conference of “concerning chatter” online over violence on Inauguration Day.

“When we talk about potential threats, we have to say that we are seeing an extensive amount of concerning online chatter about a number of events surrounding the inauguration,” Wray said.

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  • Wray added that at least 100 suspects have been arrested in connection with the Capitol events, and more are being sought.

    “We’re looking at individuals who may have an eye towards repeating that same kind of violence that we saw last week,” he said.

    “My advice to people who might be inclined to follow in the footsteps of those is to stay home.”

    The agency is “concerned about the potential for violence at multiple protests and rallies” leading up to the inauguration.