First Lady Biden’s re-election role feat. by the NYT

First Lady Jill Biden, who spent part of her childhood in Willow Grove and attended Upper Moreland High School, was recently featured in the New York Times for her role in the President’s run for re-election.

The article describes her approach to making sure her husband’s interviews and meetings end on time, as well as her involvement in hiring staff members and aides.

“I saw Joe as V.P. and how tough that was,” Dr. Biden said in an interview at her beach home in Rehoboth Beach, Del., in the fall of 2022, referring to Mr. Biden’s eight years as vice president. “But when I see what he does, when I see the table as you get off that elevator and I see a pile like this every single night with briefing books,” she said, placing her two hands apart for emphasis, “and I see him reading and writing, it’s a lot.”

An excerpt:

When she does not like something, she points it out. Campaign aides and White House officials privately joke that if Dr. Biden is with him at an event, it is sure to end on time. (Mr. Biden is otherwise often late.)

Some of the people hired by Dr. Biden feel that her East Wing can be a safe haven from an intense workplace, because, as one person close to her put it, no one would dare fire one of her hires.

When asked about her reputation for bluntly pointing out when she feels like an adviser has made a mistake when it comes to her husband, she answered a question with a question.

“I don’t think it’s a bad thing,” she asked. “Do you?”

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