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In Washington, D C. The presidency will shift from Donald Trump to Joe Biden, correspondent Stephen Portnoy begins Our team coverage to Biden's day begins with a Catholic church service at ST Matthew's Cathedral less than a mile from the White House. After the swearing in on the same West front platform of the capital that was besieged by a mob two weeks ago. The new president and congressional leaders will take part in a socially distanced alternative to the traditional luncheon in the Rotunda. Then a wreath laying at Arlington National Cemetery and an abbreviated parade before the Bidens entered. The White House is the first family for the first time. I'm Steve Dorsey on Capitol Hill, President elect Biden and Vice President elect Harris will be sworn in with only a crowd of invited guests in media, not the thousands of Spectators that usually crowd onto the National Mall. Instead, the area is surrounded by fences with razor wire and thousands of armed troops and law enforcement inside the Capitol building, coronavirus testing has been underway. After dozens of members of the National Guard tested positive for the virus. One of President elect Biden's first act will be to reverse President Trump's immigration policy. He's expected to propose legislation today, giving 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U. S a path to citizenship. Late last night, President Trump released a list of 143 people. He's granted clemency among them. Mr Trump's former strategist Steve Bannon, fundraiser Elliot Brody and rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black. Loyola law professor Laurie Levinson with President Trump. He does seem to have parted really a disproportionate number of people who have engaged in some type of fraud or corruption or white collar crimes. I think because he's frankly just not that bothered by that type of crime. Mr Trump released a tape farewell address. We did What we came here to do. And so much more. He's expected to fly to Florida, where he will spend his final minutes in office at his Palm Beach estate. Last night at the Lincoln Memorial. May 400 lights lit up the reflecting pool as the president elect honored the more than 400,000 Americans.