Inauguration Day Also Is Move In/Out Day at the White House

The coronavirus pandemic could be a complicating factor as the executive mansion gets ready for the Inauguration Day ritual of moving out one leader and settling in another.

  • Published 16 January 2021
A van arrives to pick up boxes that were moved out of the Eisenhower Executive Office building, inside the White House complex, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Washington. Inauguration Day is also moving day at the White House. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving from house to house is challenging under the best of circumstances, and even with movers as first rate as the housekeepers and other staff who work in the White House. But the coronavirus pandemic could be a complicating factor as the executive mansion gets ready for a new president and executes the Inauguration Day ritual of moving out one leader and settling in another. It’s typically a precision operation: Both moves…

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