Jill Biden Plants Tree As White House Readies for Family Cat

First lady Jill Biden commemorated Arbor Day by planting a linden tree on the north lawn of the White House.

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First lady Jill Biden participates in an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony at the White House, Friday, April 30, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden commemorated Arbor Day by planting a linden tree on the north lawn of the White House. She strode out Friday in a skirt and a double-breasted blazer and put three shovelfuls of dirt around the awaiting tree. “Who doesn’t plant trees in high heels?” she said. Biden said that the family’s cat would be coming to the White House “pretty soon.” The first lady told NBC News in…

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