However, the transition to better things continues. President-elect Joe Biden arrives in Washington DC on Tuesday, where he will be spending Tuesday night at Blair House as usual. Both he and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will speak at a memorial for people lost to COVID-19. 400 lights in the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool each represent 1,000 lives lost.
Also on Tuesday, some of Biden's key candidates will receive confirmation hearings, including Antony Blinken, his election as Foreign Secretary, and Alejandro Mayorkas, his election as Homeland Security Secretary.
Washington, D.C., meanwhile, remains closed to further terrorist threats from Trump supporters. But Wednesday will bring the inauguration and another really excellent transfer of power:
Another day and a few hours, folks. That's all.