Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks at a memorial for victims of the coronavirus pandemic at the Lincoln Memorial on the eve of her inauguration as the first woman, first Black American and first person of Indian heritage to become vice president.

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 19: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks at a memorial for victims of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic at the Lincoln Memorial on the eve of the presidential inauguration on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. There have been nearly 400,00 deaths in the U.S. since the first confirmed case of the virus in Seattle in January of 2020. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)