The current second in American politics will go down in historical past, due to the various dramatic occasions that marked the transitional interval. From protests to riots, the nation witnessed lots of unrest these previous few months. And now, within the days main as much as President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony, the state of affairs continues to be tense and awkward, vis-a-vis the shift of energy.
According to information reviews, it appears first woman Melania Trump has not but linked with the longer term first woman Jill Biden with the intention to host the standard White House ‘tea and tour’. In truth, in accordance with a CNN report, whereas the gesture has been customary since no less than 1952 — when former first woman Bess Truman had invited Mamie Eisenhower on a tour of the White House — by not internet hosting it this time, Trump could possibly be ‘breaking tradition’.
The report additional states that the outgoing president and his spouse are reportedly planning to depart Washington, DC for Florida earlier than Biden’s inauguration.
Kate Andersen Brower, creator of ‘First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies‘, was quoted as telling USA Today that it is expected and typical for the outgoing first lady to extend an invitation to the future first lady for the said ‘tea and tour’ on the White House. It has been a ‘transfer-of-power ritual’ for many years.
Melania Trump and Michelle Obama sit down for tea within the White House https://t.co/sO5qejhsCL pic.twitter.com/0s1xWVB35f
— CNN (@CNN) November 11, 2016
While Laura Bush had adopted custom by welcoming Michelle Obama to the White House in 2008, the latter had prolonged an invitation to Melania Trump by internet hosting her for tea in November 2016. The two had talked about elevating children within the White House.
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