Naomi Biden married Peter Neal on the South Lawn of the White House early on Saturday morning, at the very first ceremony ceremony for the family members of the president on the White House grounds since the Clinton time.
The striking backdrop almost compensated for the frigid temperatures. President Biden’s oldest granddaughter wore the ballgown-style long-sleeve wedding gown with high-lace collars in a 40-degree blue-sky day. The south portico of the White House was decorated with green and white flowers, as well as wreaths and a floral arch were hung on the doors. The decor was visible to people who were not invited to the White House, as well as onlookers who gathered outside on the White House perimeter with telephoto lenses and unreliable phone cameras.
The guests were told to put their phones away as well as dress in warm clothes. They were at the White House’s entry points for pedestrians dressed in wool and leather coats, and were greeted by white scarves awaiting their chairs.
The wedding ceremony itself lasted around an hour. Naomi 28 was carried down the aisle by the father of her, Hunter Biden, and her mother, Kathleen Buhle, to the tune “Bitter Sweet Symphony” by the Verve. President Biden took the groom’s two grandmothers who were one on each side before turning around. walking back to the aisle, then went back to the church along with the first bride Jill Biden, according to the guests who spoke to The Washington Post.
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Both the bride and groom and the groom both wore Ralph Lauren. Her sister Finnegan was maid of honor, while Robert, the brother of the bride’s, Robert, was best man. The bridesmaids dressed in navy blue included Naomi’s other sister Maisy and her new sister-in law, Katherine “Betsy” Neal. Ashley Blazer Biden — Naomi’s aunt and president’s daughter reading in her part of the New Testament: “God is Love.”
The couple made their vows in their personal words. “They reminisced about their experience with each other and what brought them to today,” said Linzi Lane, who is a member from Neal. Neal family. “It was beautifully executed. … The best part is that I believe there was not any eye-strain.”
Lane told of a bee landing on Naomi’s dress in the ceremony. Peter delicately removed it in a rare, unscripted moment.
Peter and Naomi attorneys, both, were introduced on a date set by a friend of a mutual acquaintance in the year 2018 and are currently located on the top floor of the White House. “These two fell in love after two days,” an acquaintance, Asha-Kai-Gai Grant posted on Instagram last year.
The guests included mostly family members and close friends. There were also VIPs present. The former senator Chris Dodd was spotted. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his wife, Evan Ryan, were present, too. However, only a handful of White House officials were expected to attend.
The 19th White House wedding ceremony in the history of the White House, and also the first wedding for a president’s close family member since the brother of Hillary Clinton’s, Anthony Rodham, was married in 1994. This was also the first wedding for a grandson of a president. The ceremony was strictly private The ceremony was financed through Biden’s family. Biden family, which means that taxpayers do not have to be at fault as per the office of the first lady.
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The crowds began to leave The White House shortly after noon. The White House was not crowded with the reporters waiting in line eager to learn more details. Tamara Keith, president of the White House Correspondents’ Association condemned the secrecy surrounding the wedding ceremony in an announcement. “The WHCA advocated for allowing a small pool of journalists to cover some portion of the wedding,” she declared. “Our request for coverage was declined and we are deeply disappointed that the White House has chosen to keep this event fully closed to the press.”
The bride’s grandparents made a statement of own following a luncheon and celebration for the newlyweds as well as selected guests. “It has been a joy to watch Naomi grow, discover who she is, and carve out such an incredible life for herself,” the first lady and the president stated. “Now we’re brimming with joy to see Naomi choose Peter for her husband. And we are honored to welcome him into our family. We wish them a lifetime of laughter and the love that grows stronger each year.”
A larger party, including dancing and a wedding cake, was planned for Saturday night.