Posted 13 days ago
President Joe Biden’s granddaughter Naomi Biden hosted her wedding ceremony at the White House on Saturday, marking one of the few weddings ever held at the venue.
Naomi Biden, who is Hunter Biden’s daughter, married Peter Neal on the South Lawn alongside approximately 250 people, a location that has never been used for a wedding in the history of the White House, CNN reported. The vows were followed by a small family luncheon inside, and guests will gather in the evening for a reception.
“It has been a joy to watch Naomi grow, discover who she is, and carve out such an incredible life for herself,” the president and the first lady said in a statement. “Now, we are filled with pride to see her choose Peter as her husband and we’re honored to welcome him to our family. We wish them days full of laughter and a love that grows deeper with every passing year.”
Twenty-eight-year-old Naomi Biden and Neal, 25, have been living with her grandparents in the White House since August, and the Biden family is expected to foot the minimum $300,000 bill, the outlet reported.
Several reporters pressed White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on why the administration is going against precedent and not allowing any journalists to cover the event.
Jean-Pierre insisted that the couple wants the wedding to be “private” and that “it’s a family event.”... (Read more)