Not a Trick: No White House Treats for Halloween This Year

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will be in Europe on Halloween and won't be at the White House to help hand out candy and other treats.

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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2021 file photo, the South Lawn of the White House is lit during a Halloween celebration at the White House in Washington. Ghosts and goblins can scratch the White House from their trick or treating routes this year. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will be in Europe on Halloween and won't be around to help hand out candy and other treats. Instead, the first lady's spokesperson says the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House will be lit up in orange to celebrate the spooky holiday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ghosts and goblins can scratch the White House from their trick or treating routes this year. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will be in Europe on Halloween and won’t be at the White House to help hand out candy and other treats. Instead, the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House will be lit up in orange light to celebrate the spooky holiday, said the first lady’s spokesperson, Michael…

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