Very serious risk of violence

The COVID Diaries – 268 17th January

As President-Elect Joe Biden prepares for his inauguration to office this week, states are preparing for the possibility of violence.  Former FBI director James Comey has warned of a “very serious” risk of violence coinciding with the inauguration after Trump supporters rioted at the US Capitol last week. 

There are signs that attitudes to Donald Trump are changing within his own Republican Party as his approval rate has plummeted, with one poll showing his approval rating has fallen to just 29 %.