Jill Biden is hitting the ground running -- in all directions
February 20, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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As far as Jill Biden is concerned, there isn't necessarily going to be one "first lady platform," or even two or three. A month into the job, and Biden has heaped a lot on her agenda, unsure at the moment exactly how it will unfold, only that it will "naturally evolve," she has told her staff.
(CNN)As far as Jill Biden is concerned, there isn't necessarily going to be one "first lady platform," or even two or three.
"I can't remember a time when she didn't have a full plate," said Courtney O'Donnell, who served as Biden's communications director when Biden was second lady, and most recently took leave from her executive position at AirBnB to be Doug Emhoff's chief of staff on the Biden-Harris campaign.
"I think Biden is elegant, but she's less of a clotheshorse and more of a workhorse," said Brower of the differences between Biden and Trump.
Biden is particularly concerned about the pandemic's effect on women, one White House official said.
There's an urgency for her to make sure they know she sees them," said one official when asked what Biden finds particularly concerning in her assessment of the pandemic-affected nation.
Biden is doing a lot of events during her first few weeks, Brower said, when compared to her predecessors.
"Being a teacher is who she is, more than everything she does," she said of Biden.