Biden skips Michigan trip over snow, calls early ‘lid’ at White House

Biden skips Michigan trip over snow, calls early ‘lid’ at White House

WASHINGTON — President Biden took a snow day Thursday as varying forecasts call for DC to receive between 1 and 4 inches of snow — but VP Harris will be carrying on with scheduled in-person events.

Biden postponed a trip to Michigan where he was scheduled to tour a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing facility and the White House declared an 8 a.m. “lid” for reporters — meaning no in-person events are expected.

The president’s trip to Portage, Michigan, was preemptively canceled Wednesday evening before any precipitation fell in Washington.

Trending: Lin Wood Leaks Whistleblower Transcripts Exposing VP Pence

The early White House “lid” means that a 12:30 p.m. news briefing with White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki will be conducted by phone.

Although the destination in Michigan was a frigid 16 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday morning, it wasn’t snowing there.

Workers from the National Park Service clear snow and ice at the White House on Feb. 18, 2021.AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Vice President Kamala Harris, who attended high school

Continue reading

You Might Like

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
Thanks for sharing!
Send this to a friend