First lady Jill Biden used her first official event outside of the White House to add a surprise visit Friday afternoon to National Guard troops at the United States Capitol.
Biden held a basket of treats tied with red, white and blue ribbon, which she passed out as tokens of gratitude.
＇The White House baked you some chocolate chip cookies,＇ she said. The guard members, who on Thursday night were unceremoniously relegated to the parking garage near the Capitol to sleep on the ground, expressed their thanks.
＇You are all the best, thank you so very much,＇ said the first lady, who posed for a group photograph. The troops saluted her back, letting out a loud ＇hoo-ah!＇ in appreciation.
To dismiss to an inferior position.
To show respect, typically by raising the right hand to the side of the head.
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