Biden, First Lady Visit Hospitalized Kids on Christmas Eve

It marked the first time that a sitting president had joined the fun, the White House said.

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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden greet patients at Children's National Hospital in Washington, Friday, Dec. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden brought some Christmas Eve cheer to hospitalized children who aren’t well enough to go home for the holidays. It’s a longstanding tradition for first ladies to visit Children’s National Hospital at Christmastime, but Joe Biden’s visit on Friday was a surprise. It marked the first time that a sitting president had joined the fun, the White House said. It wasn’t the only tradition that…

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