Jill Biden, in her first solo outing as first lady, stopped on Capitol Hill to thank National Guard members for their service during her husband’s inauguration. ‘I just wanted to come today to say thank you to all of you for keeping me and my family safe,’ she told them. She noted the Biden’s were a National Guard family, invoking the memory of the late Beau Biden, who served in the Delaware National Guard. ‘I’m a National Guard mom,’ she told them. ’The National Guard will always hold a special place in the hearts of all the Bidens.’ Beau Biden served in Iraq in 2008 and received a visit from his father, then Vice President Joe Biden, at Camp Victory in 2009. Beau Biden died of brain cancer in 2015. Jill Biden carried a basket filled with chocolate-chip cookies for the service members, who had to spend part of Thursday’s cold night in a garage after being told they could not take their breaks in the Capitol. The report of the guards’ treatment caused outrage among lawmakers and the service members were eventually let back inside the building. ‘The White House baked you some chocolate chip cookies. I can’t say I baked… Read full this story
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