President-elect Joe Biden has accepted an invitation from the White House to stay at Blair House, known as the President’s Guest House, the night before his inauguration next Wednesday, according to a report.
Biden will be among previous presidents-elect who have stayed at the historic home across from the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue before Inauguration Day, a State Department official confirmed to Fox News on Thursday.
“As is customary, the White House offered use of the Blair House for Jan 19th and it was accepted,” a spokesperson said.
The State Department oversees the use of Blair House, but the president typically offers the invitation to his successor.
President Trump has said he will not attend the inauguration ceremony at the Capitol, breaking with decades of tradition after Biden defeated him in the Nov. 3 presidential election.
Vice President Mike Pence is expected to attend.
A moving truck was seen Wednesday afternoon at the White House with workers unloading