Today marks the transition from the presidency of Donald Trump to that of Joe Biden. It is a unique day, as the transition comes on the heels of a violent uprising at the nation's capitol and amid a worldwide pandemic.

Fireworks are seen over the National Mall during the "Celebrating America" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, after the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, in U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Fireworks are seen over the National Mall during the "Celebrating America" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, after the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, in U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Fireworks are seen above the White House after the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021.REUTERS/Andrew Kelly TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Fireworks are seen above the White House after the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021.REUTERS/Andrew Kelly TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Katy Perry (foreground) performs in front of a firework display during the "Celebrating America" event at the Lincoln Memorial after the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Pool
Katy Perry (foreground) performs in front of a firework display during the "Celebrating America" event at the Lincoln Memorial after the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Pool

U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden watch fireworks from the balcony of the White House after his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden watch fireworks from the balcony of the White House after his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

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U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, after his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, after his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

President of the United States Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and first gentleman Douglas Emhoff walk down the east steps of the U.S. Capitol after the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. David Tulis/Pool via REUTERS
President of the United States Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and first gentleman Douglas Emhoff walk down the east steps of the U.S. Capitol after the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. David Tulis/Pool via REUTERS

U.S. President Joe Biden salutes as first lady Jill Biden puts her hand over her heart during the pass in review after the inauguration ceremony, in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar
U.S. President Joe Biden salutes as first lady Jill Biden puts her hand over her heart during the pass in review after the inauguration ceremony, in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Troops parade during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, in Washington D.C., U.S. January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brandon Bell
Troops parade during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, in Washington D.C., U.S. January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brandon Bell

Poet Amanda Gorman arrives at the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Win McNamee/Pool via REUTERS
Poet Amanda Gorman arrives at the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Win McNamee/Pool via REUTERS

Members of Congress and their guests sit socially distanced as they attend the Inauguration of Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. January 20, 2021. Caroline Brehman/Pool via REUTERS
Members of Congress and their guests sit socially distanced as they attend the Inauguration of Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. January 20, 2021. Caroline Brehman/Pool via REUTERS

Kamala Harris is sworn in as Vice President as her spouse Doug Emhoff holds a bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Saul Loeb/Pool via REUTERS
Kamala Harris is sworn in as Vice President as her spouse Doug Emhoff holds a bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Saul Loeb/Pool via REUTERS

First lady Jill Biden places her hands on U.S. President Joe Biden during the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
First lady Jill Biden places her hands on U.S. President Joe Biden during the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

U.S. President Joe Biden talks to Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) during the inauguration of Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Joe Biden talks to Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) during the inauguration of Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., Jan. 20, 2021. (REUTERS/Jim Bourg)
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., Jan. 20, 2021. (REUTERS/Jim Bourg)

Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff talk after the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff talk after the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar

American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 20, 2021. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS
American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 20, 2021. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS

U.S. President Joe Biden embraces former U.S. President Barack Obama after Biden's inauguration as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Joe Biden embraces former U.S. President Barack Obama after Biden's inauguration as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Former U.S. President Barack Obama talks to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Former U.S. President Barack Obama talks to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Kamala Harris bumps fists with Joe Biden after being sworn in as Vice President of the United States during the inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool
Kamala Harris bumps fists with Joe Biden after being sworn in as Vice President of the United States during the inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool

Jennifer Lopez with Vice President Kamala Harris during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Jennifer Lopez with Vice President Kamala Harris during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Kamala Harris is sworn in as U.S. Vice President as her spouse Doug Emhoff holds a bible during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Kamala Harris is sworn in as U.S. Vice President as her spouse Doug Emhoff holds a bible during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Lady Gaga arrives to sing the National Anthem during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Lady Gaga arrives to sing the National Anthem during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Socially-distanced guests sit during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Socially-distanced guests sit during the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris greets former U.S. President Barack Obama ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris greets former U.S. President Barack Obama ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden arrive for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden arrive for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff arrive for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff arrive for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff salute as they arrive ahead of the inauguration of Biden, in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar
President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff salute as they arrive ahead of the inauguration of Biden, in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Former U.S. President Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama arrive before the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool
Former U.S. President Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama arrive before the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool

Former U.S. President George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush arrive for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Former U.S. President George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush arrive for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton arrive before the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton arrive before the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool

President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff attend a church service before his presidential inauguration, at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff attend a church service before his presidential inauguration, at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

The "Field of flags" is seen on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol building ahead of inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Allison Shelley
The "Field of flags" is seen on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol building ahead of inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Allison Shelley

The "Field of Flags" and the Washington Monument are seen on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol building ahead of inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Allison Shelley
The "Field of Flags" and the Washington Monument are seen on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol building ahead of inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Allison Shelley

U.S. Marines stand at the west front of the Capitol before the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, in Washington, U.S. January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid
U.S. Marines stand at the west front of the Capitol before the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, in Washington, U.S. January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid

Marine One, carrying outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, passes the Washington Monument before the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid
Marine One, carrying outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, passes the Washington Monument before the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid

U.S. President Donald Trump departs next to first lady Melania Trump from the Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump departs next to first lady Melania Trump from the Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House to board Marine One ahead of the inauguration of president-elect Joe Biden, in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis
U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House to board Marine One ahead of the inauguration of president-elect Joe Biden, in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis