Biden’s inaugural committee tells Americans to stay home for his swearing-in

“The ceremony’s footprint will be extremely limited, and the parade that follows will be reimagined,” the committee said, adding that it was “urging the public to refrain from any travel and participate in the inaugural activities from home.”

New members of the Biden inaugural committee announced Tuesday include chief medical adviser David Kessler, a former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration who is a co-chair of the president-elect’s coronavirus advisory board.

Stephanie Cutter, a veteran Democratic operative who headed up production for the party’s nominating convention in August, will serve as an executive producer for the committee, as will television producer Ricky Kirshner, who also oversaw the convention programming.

Rod O’Connor, another organizer of past Democratic National Conventions and a former chief of staff at the Energy Department during the Obama administration, will serve as a senior adviser to the committee.