Biden attends the tree lighting ceremony after a day out on Nantucket.
President BidenJoe Biden – US Lawmakers Come to Taiwan to Meet with Local Officials Biden Meets with Coast Guard on Thanksgiving Day Five Reasons Biden and the Republican Party are Thankful This Season MORE On Friday he spent about an hour strolling through downtown Nantucket, where his family spent Thanksgiving, before attending a tree lighting ceremony.
Along with some of his grandchildren, Biden posed for photos and appeared to do some shopping in stores, The Associated Press reported.
Passersby shouted “Hey Joe” and “We love you, Joe,” according to the AP.
He also went to lunch with the first lady Jill bidenJill BidenBiden meets with Coast Guard on Thanksgiving Biden calls Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: ‘America’s back’ Defense and Homeland Security overnight: Biden officials consider more aid to Ukraine MORE as well as their children, Hunter and Ashley, and grandchildren. After their walk, the family attended Nantucket’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, the cable service added.
Earlier in the day, Biden discussed the new COVID-19 variant and the travel restrictions it imposed on people coming from South Africa.
“As a precaution, until we have more information, I am ordering additional restrictions on air travel from South Africa and seven other countries. As we move forward, we will continue to be guided by what science and my medical team advise,” Biden. said in a statement on Friday restrictions.
He also asked unvaccinated Americans to receive their vaccinations and for others to receive boosters.
“The boosters are approved for all adults 18 years of age and older, six months after their vaccination, and are available at 80,000 locations coast-to-coast. They are safe, free, and convenient. Get your booster now, so you can have this added protection. during the Christmas season, “the president’s statement added.