白宫提议,拜登在就职典礼前一晚接受布莱尔之家的使用

白宫提议,拜登在就职典礼前一晚接受布莱尔之家的使用

白色的房子 has offered President-elect 乔·拜登 use of Blair House for the night before the inauguration and he has accepted, a State Department spokesperson told Fox News.

Blair House, the president’s guest house, sits across from the White House on Pennsylvania Ave. Presidents-elect have for decades spent the night there on the eve of Inauguration Day. It is larger than the White House and closed to the public.

The State Department oversees use of Blair House, a complex of four buildings comprising primarily used to house guests of the state. 仍然, the invitation to use the home typically comes from the president.

Blair House Building Second White House, Washington DC. Presidents-elect before inauguration live in the Blair House across from the White House. Site of Assassination attempt on President Truman Wreath is for Leslie Coffelt, Washington DC Officer killed in assasination attempt.

Blair House Building Second White House, Washington DC. Presidents-elect before inauguration live in the Blair House across from the White House. Site of Assassination attempt on President Truman Wreath is for Leslie Coffelt, Washington DC Officer killed in assasination attempt. (iStock)

As is customary, the White House offered use of the Blair House for Jan 19th and it was accepted,” 发言人说.

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Trump said last week he would not be attending Biden’s inauguration. He’ll be the fourth president to not attend his successor’s Inauguration Day ceremony. Former presidents John Adams, John Quincy Adams and Andrew Johnson did not attend their successorsinaugural ceremonies.

But last week the president, who failed in various legal challenges since Election Day – acknowledged for the first time thata new administrationwould be inaugurated Jan. 20.

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My focus now turns to ensuring a smooth, orderly and seamless transition,” 特朗普说. “This moment now calls for healing and reconciliation.

Biden’s inauguration is expected to take place on the steps of the Capitol, though this year with a much smaller audience. Members of Congress will each get to bring one guest, when typically 200,000 tickets are offered for lawmakers to raffle off to constituents.

The theme of the inauguration is “美国联合。”

Biden will take the oath in the same place rioters broke through security to breach the Capitol two weeks prior. Officials are ramping up security ahead of the event and Biden said he isnot afraidto take the oath of office outside.

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The National Guard will ramp up its presence on Jan. 20 along with local law enforcement. President Trump also declared a state of emergency in Washington, 引用 “emergency conditionsof Biden’s inauguration.

福克斯新闻’ Rich Edson contributed to this report.

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