The decision by U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy comes as the FBI has warned of armed protests being planned for Washington in the run-up to the Jan. 20 inauguration.
U.S. President Donald Trump said he will not be attending Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20.
Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse posted a lengthy explanation of his views on social media, including a paragraph by paragraph dismantling of allegations of voter fraud.
The Presidential Inaugural Committee called it the ``first-ever lighting around the Reflecting Pool to memorialize American lives lost.''
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated president-elect Joe Biden on his victory Tuesday, but dissenting Republicans still have one more card to play.