Photos: Biden hosts Macron for state dinner | CNN Politics

President Joe Biden is hosting his first state dinner at the White House, honoring French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte.
Thursday night’s dinner marks the return of a tradition that has not been seen since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is being held in a tent on the South Lawn, which will comfortably seat the more than 400 guests expected to attend. An indoor dinner in the State Dining Room is limited by space restrictions — only about 120 guests can be […]
Photos: Biden hosts Macron for state dinner | CNN Politics

The Bidens' first state dinner features butter-poached lobster with a side of hospitality – CNN

President Joe Biden is hosting French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House on Thursday, using the very first state dinner of his presidency to shore up relations with a key American ally whose friendship has until recently been on the rocks.

Sources close to the planning describe a super-sized event under a tent on the White House grounds, including not only the many Democrats clamoring for social time at the White House but also a number of officials and policy […]
The Bidens' first state dinner features butter-poached lobster with a side of hospitality – CNN

Donald Trump’s turbulence-filled launch

Donald Trump’s team is starting to institute a new system to better determine who gets access to the former president and who is allowed on his Palm Beach property, following the dinner he held with prominent white nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes.
The scramble to put in place better filters, described by three people familiar with it, is the latest fallout from a meal that has roiled Trump’s nascent presidential campaign and raised questions about the operation around him.
In […]
Donald Trump’s turbulence-filled launch

Melania has another new grift just in time for f’ing Christmas

Former first lady Melania Trump and her twice-impeached 76-year-old husband will be attending the Classical Education Network Christmas Celebration “fundraiser” in Naples, Florida this weekend.
A website, aclassicalchristmas.com, has been created for the alleged charity event, but little else is known about it other than it will benefit hurricane relief. Or K-12 virtual learning. Or something. It’s unclear.
Even the group hosting the event is shrouded in mystery.
The event announcement […]
Melania has another new grift just in time for f’ing Christmas

It's The Holidays At The White House, Here's First Lady Dr. Jill Biden! – Wonkette

America is thankful that we still do not have to deal with Melania Trump's Holiday Hellhouses anymore. That is what America is thankful for. And if Special Counsel Jack Smith does his job, America will never have to worry about that again.
Anyway, here is First Lady Dr. Jill Biden revealing all this year's White House holiday stuff!
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It's The Holidays At The White House, Here's First Lady Dr. Jill Biden! – Wonkette