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Melania Trump and her husband break traditional protocol when it comes to the transition of president

President-elect Joe Biden’s daughter, Ashley Biden, 39, stated in an exclusive interview with TODAY’s Jenna Bush Hager that the current first lady will not attend the usual ceremony with Jill Biden, tradition includes that the outgoing First Lady welcomed her successor for a “tea and tour” visit and an invitation to tour the second floor of the White House and to meet with the staff of the residence

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“No, I don’t think they are doing the traditional protocol which is unfortunate, but I think we are all fine with that,” Ashley Biden told Jenna

“Mrs. Trump would have Dr Indulge in the traditional coffee, “Capricia Marshall, White House Social Secretary in the Clinton administration, told the New York Times.” She usually comes prepared with questions, meets and talks to the cook, the full-time staff of the residence, and has the opportunity to break the ice It’s a courtesy, but logistically incredibly helpful That didn’t happen “

In the exclusive conversation that came out this Tuesday, Ashley Biden spoke in her very first television interview and was accompanied by four grandchildren of Joe Biden.They talked about Joe Biden’s path to the presidency, his wife’s enduring love and how the family is dealt with highly competitive presidential elections as well as the tragic loss of family members over the years

President Donald Trump has already said that he will not attend the inauguration This makes him the first president since Andrew Johnson in 1869 to be absent from his successor’s swearing-in ceremony

Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed the Trumps to the White House shortly after the 2016 election and on inauguration day in 2017 This included the memorable scene of an awkward gift presentation that took Michelle Obama by surprise

Melania Trump shared a goodbye message on social media on Monday calling her time as first lady “the greatest honor” of her life

“The last four years have been unforgettable,” she said in a nearly seven-minute video posted on Twitter. “As Donald and I end our time at the White House, I think of all the people I have in mine Hearts taken home and of their incredible stories of love, patriotism and determination “

Jill Biden

World News – USA – Melania Trump failed to reach Jill Biden, says Ashley Biden

Source: https://www.today.com/news/melania-trump-has-not-reached-out-jill-biden-ashley-biden-t206096