Live Updates: Biden accepts use of the president’s guest house for the night before inauguration

Live Updates: Biden accepts use of the president’s guest house for the night before inauguration

The White
House has
offered
President-elect Joe
Biden use
of
Blair
House
for
the
night
before
the
inauguration
and
he
has
accepted,
a
State
Department
spokesperson
told
Fox
News. 

Blair
House,
the
president’s
guest
house,
sits
across
from
the
White
House
on
Pennsylvania
Ave.
Presidents-elect
have
for
decades
spent
the
night
there
on
the
eve
of
Inauguration
Day. It
is
larger
than
the
White
House
and
closed
to
the
public. 

The
State
Department
oversees
use
of
Blair
House,
a
complex
of
four
buildings
comprising
primarily
used
to
house
guests
of
the
state.
Still,
the
invitation
to
use
the
home
typically
comes
from
the
president. 

FAST
FACTS

    • Trump
      said
      last
      week
      he
      would
      not
      be
      attending
      Biden’s
      inauguration
    • Biden’s
      inauguration
      is
      expected
      to
      take
      place
      on
      the
      steps
      of
      the
      Capitol,
      though
      this
      year
      with
      a
      much
      smaller
      audience

“As
is
customary,
the
White
House
offered
use
of
the
Blair
House
for
Jan
19th
and
it
was
accepted,”
the
spokesperson
said. 

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