President Joe Biden celebrated a quiet Christmas together with his household on the White House and spoke with service members stationed all over the world.
“They’re away from their families to protect us,” Biden stated in a tweet. “And they have the thanks of a grateful, indebted president.”
The White House stated Biden and the primary woman, Jill, known as members of the Army stationed at Panama City, Panama; the Navy aboard the USS The Sullivans within the Arabian Sea; the Marine Corps at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego; the Air Force at Okinawa, Japan; the Space Force in Europe; and the Coast Guard aboard the cutter Bertholf in Alameda, California.
This is Biden’s second Christmas as president. On Saturday, Biden and his household joined a Mass on Christmas Eve on the White House and continued their vacation custom of an Italian dinner.
The president and first woman on Friday additionally carried on one other custom with their second vacation go to to Children’s National Hospital. Biden was the primary sitting president to affix his spouse after they visited hospitalized kids and their households earlier than Christmas final 12 months, in response to the White House.
Surrounded by Christmas bushes and vacation decorations, the primary woman learn “The Snowy Day” with the president’s assist holding up the e-book.
Biden final week inspired nationwide unity in a recorded address, calling out the nation’s political divisions and saying he hoped “this holiday season will drain the poison that has infected our politics and set us against one another.”
“So, this Christmas, let’s spread a little kindness,” he stated.
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