President BidenJoe BidenBiden will speak on the economy on Tuesday, with the Fed election looming, the NAACP chair calling Rittenhouse’s verdict ‘a warning shot that vigilante justice is allowed’ Optimistic Democrats as the bill from social spending goes to the Senate MORE and first lady Jill bidenJill BidenBiden will speak on the economy on Tuesday, with the impending Fed election Biden, senior officials reached out to promote the Ciara infrastructure package to promote vaccines for children along with Jill Biden MORE on Monday she visited the troops for a “Friend Action” meal to thank them for their service and share her own story of missing her late son over the holidays.
The Bidens spoke to US service members and military families about their vacation without Beau Biden when he was sent to Iraq and Kosovo. Beau died after returning from deployment in 2015.
“I want to thank not only you warriors, I want to thank your families for standing and waiting. And I know how difficult it is to have someone who is not at the table on a holiday who is in danger, who is out of the country because that is what he always is: our son was in Iraq for a year, before that. , Kosovo, ”Biden said at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Called said he was proud to be commander-in-chief and thanked the service members. Following her comments, she served the troops and families filling while wearing an apron with the presidential seal and the first lady served mashed potatoes.
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Approximately 250 people attended the Friendsgiving meal, including elected officials, service members and families of deployed soldiers.
“You are the best the world has seen and I am very proud to be associated with you,” Biden said. “We came because we wanted to thank you, tell you how much we care… we owe you a lot. Thanks.”
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“And I know how all their families feel here because they won’t be home for the holidays. And I know what it is to see that on the table and want to make known how difficult it is for families. So, I want to thank you all. That’s why we came to dinner with you to thank you, “said the first lady in her comments.
Fort Bragg is home to more than 50,000 service members and around 30,000 civilians.
“We are so thankful for everything you do and Joe and I feel like you know that you are family to us and we can’t thank you enough,” he said.