Biden talks stricter gun legal guidelines throughout Thanksgiving trek to Nantucket

President Joe Biden and first girl Jill Biden are spending Thanksgiving on Nantucket with different members of their prolonged household, as per their family’s tradition.

The Bidens, together with their two-year-old grandson Beau, visited firefighters at a Nantucket firehouse to thank them for his or her arduous work. The White Home mentioned they known as service members from every department of our navy who’re stationed around the globe. 

Mr. Biden spoke briefly to reporters on the firehouse, saying, “I am sick and bored with these shootings” when requested in regards to the Virginia Walmart shooting. He known as for stricter gun legal guidelines and mentioned “I’ll strive” when requested if he would attempt to cross gun laws earlier than Republicans take management of the Home of Representatives in January.

“I’ll do it at any time when — I acquired to make that evaluation as I get in and begin counting the votes,” Mr. Biden mentioned. 

The Bidens additionally known as the house owners of Membership Q, the location of a shooting Saturday night that left five dead in Colorado Springs. The White Home mentioned the Bidens reiterated their assist for the group in addition to their dedication to preventing again towards hate and gun violence.

When requested if he would quickly take a bodily, Mr. Biden laughed and mentioned, “What, do you assume I would like it?”

Mr. Biden and the primary girl earlier known as in NBC’s Dylan Dreyer whereas she was on air for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Mr. Biden mentioned he was grateful for emergency responders.

The primary girl mentioned they had been planning on having dinner after which taking a stroll on the seaside.

First Girl Jill Biden, left, walks together with her grandson Beau Biden, and President Joe Biden, following a go to with firefighters on Thanksgiving Day on the Nantucket Fireplace Division in Nantucket, Mass., Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. Susan Walsh / AP

The Bidens’ granddaughter Naomi, the daughter of Hunter Biden and ex-wife Kathleen Buhle, was married last week at the White House.

In response to Jill Biden’s memoir “The place the Mild Enters,” the Bidens started vacationing on Nantucket at Thanksgiving after they had been first relationship. She wrote that Mr. Biden’s then-chief of employees instructed Nantucket, they usually stayed in one of many cottages on the water.

“Nantucket Thanksgiving turned our custom for the subsequent 4 a long time,” Jill wrote. “With a couple of exceptions, we have made the trek yearly since, creating rituals that might change into a key a part of our household alongside the best way.”

In actual fact, the Bidens’ late son Beau Biden proposed to his spouse Hallie on the annual Nantucket tree lighting in 2001, they usually had been married at St. Mary’s Church in downtown Nantucket. 

Jill Biden wrote that the household skipped Nantucket in 2015, the primary Thanksgiving after Beau died. However she mentioned the next 12 months, their grandchildren requested to return to Nantucket.

“Thanksgiving was Nantucket,” she wrote. “They missed the little outlets, the ice cream parlor we all the time visited, the normal Friday lunch. They wished to observe the Christmas tree lighting and wander the cobblestone streets. They wished to be collectively. To really feel regular once more.

In response to Mr. Biden’s memoir, “Promise Me, Dad,” Nantucket is the place Beau and youthful son Hunter in 2014 informed him to run for president. “‘Dad, you have to run,'” Mr. Biden wrote that Beau informed him and he wrote that Hunter mentioned “‘We need you to run.'”  

Mr. Biden opted to not run for president in 2016 as a consequence of Beau’s battle with mind most cancers. Beau Biden died in May 2015

Mr. Biden has not but mentioned if he’s working for president in 2024, telling “60 Minutes” in September that it’s his “intention” to run once more. ” “Nevertheless it’s simply an intention,” Mr. Biden mentioned. “However is it a agency determination that I run once more? That is still to be seen.”

Former President Donald Trump, who Mr. Biden defeated in 2020, announced last week that he would be running for president in 2024


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