Latest Jill Biden News

Jill Biden calls Trump a 'bully' who is 'dangerous' to LGBTQ people

Apr. 12, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden rallied LGBTQ voters for President Joe Biden 's reelection campaign on Friday, calling likely rival Donald Trump a “bully” who is “dangerous” to their community and urging its members to “fight like hell” to keep the Republican from defeating her husband...

Kishida cracks jokes and invokes 'Star Trek' as he and Biden toast US-Japan alliance at state dinner

Apr. 10, 2024 22:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida cracked jokes and invoked a touchstone of American culture as he quoted from “Star Trek” at Wednesday's state dinner, telling guests at the White House that he hoped the “unshakable relationship” between his country and the U.S....

Biden meets Japan's PM Kishida over shared concerns about China and differences on US Steel deal

Apr. 10, 2024 00:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida began a much-anticipated visit to Washington on Tuesday that spotlights shared concerns about provocative Chinese military action in the Pacific and at a rare moment of public difference between the two nations over a Japanese company's plan...

Steak, cherry blossoms and Paul Simon will be featured at the White House state dinner for Japan

Apr. 09, 2024 22:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dry-aged rib eye steak, cherry blossoms and the music of Paul Simon are on tap for more than 200 guests who are expected to attend a swanky White House state dinner on Wednesday to celebrate the relationship between the United States and Japan. A lavish state...

Jill Biden says the nation's top teachers will be recognized at their own White House state dinner

Apr. 03, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden has new guidance for the nation's top teachers. When they visit the White House later this year, they will be the guests of honor at a state dinner, the first time that the diplomatic nicety typically used to woo foreign heads of state or government...

White House Easter egg roll draws a huge crowd after storm-delayed start

Apr. 01, 2024 14:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thunder and lightning delayed the start of the annual Easter egg roll at the White House on Monday, but the event eventually rolled ahead under gray skies with a large crowd including many youngsters wearing ponchos or colorful jackets against intermittent rain. ...

The White House expects about 40,000 participants at its 'egg-ucation'-themed annual Easter egg roll

Mar. 28, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

Some 40,000 people are expected to participate in Monday's “EGG-ucation”-themed White House Easter Egg Roll, about 10,000 more than last year. Jill Biden, a teacher for more than 30 years, is transforming an annual tradition first held in 1878 into an “EGG-ucational”...

Jill Biden wrote children's book about her White House cat, Willow, that will be published in June

Mar. 27, 2024 15:39 PM EDT

Jill Biden has written a children's picture book about her White House cat, Willow, that will be published in June. Simon & Schuster announced Wednesday that “Willow the White House Cat” tells the story of how the short-haired tabby ended up at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. ...

Worldwide support pours in for Kate, the Princess of Wales, after shocking cancer reveal

Mar. 23, 2024 14:05 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Support poured in from around the world Saturday for Kate, the Princess of Wales, after she revealed in a candid video message that she is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer following major abdominal surgery. The princess's poignant video, in which she spoke about the...

Biden signs executive order on advancing study of women's health while chiding 'backward' GOP ideas

Mar. 18, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed an executive order Monday aimed at advancing the study of women's health by strengthening data collection and providing better funding opportunities for biomedical research while chiding Republicans for having “no clue about the power of women" but...