“April fools’ day”: Jill Biden’s joke that surprised journalists in flight

Jill Biden viajó a California (MANDEL NGAN / POOL / AFP)
Jill Biden viajó a California (MANDEL NGAN / POOL / AFP)

The first American lady, Jill Biden, surprised reporters and members of his team upon returning from a trip on Thursday, by dressing up as a flight attendant and handing out ice cream in the cabin as an April Fools’ Day joke (April Fools’Day in America).

Your team members, Secret Service members, and journalists they received ice cream from a woman with short black hair, wearing a black mask and wearing an identification with the name “Jasmine”, as they traveled with the first lady back to Washington after a visit to California.

Five minutes later, “Jasmine” reappeared in the section for the press, without the wig, to reveal that she was the first lady herself.

April Fool’s (Happy April Fools Day)”, She told reporters amused.

This wouldn’t be Biden’s first prank on those traveling with her on a plane. According to the American press, she once got into an overhead compartment of Air Force Two, when her husband Joe Biden was vice president, and he yelled “Buuu!” to the first person who opened the cabinet.

A journalistic report on the events of Thursday admitted that the reporters were “completely deluded“, But I know”relievedBecause no member of the first lady’s own team recognized her in disguise.

The bars of vanilla ice cream with chocolate coating “They were delicious”Added the report.

Jill Biden en Delano, California (Mandel Ngan/Pool vía REUTERS)
Jill Biden en Delano, California (Mandel Ngan/Pool vía REUTERS)

The trip to California

Jill Biden praised California farm workers for its persistence during the pandemic and urged them to get vaccinated during a visit to an agricultural region of the state.

“Without the farm workers who kept harvesting our food, or the factory workers who packed it, or the grocery store employees who stocked our shelves, hey, we would not have survived this year”Said Biden.

She made comments at The Forty Acres, once the headquarters of the United Farm Workers and now a vaccination site for those workers. Joined by Governor Gavin Newsom, farm workers and volunteers to celebrate the state holiday honoring UFW leader César Chávez.

Jill Biden praised California farm workers for their persistence during the pandemic (Mandel Ngan / Pool via REUTERS)
Jill Biden praised California farm workers for their persistence during the pandemic (Mandel Ngan / Pool via REUTERS)

President Joe Biden has a bust of Chávez in the Oval Office.

The site is on the Kern County, one of the largest in the agricultural Central Valley that has been greatly affected by the pandemic. Three-quarters of the population of the small town of Delano are Latino, a demographic that has seen a disproportionate number of deaths from viruses in the state.

Biden urged farmworkers to get vaccinated, referring to comments from the Pope Francisco that people have a moral obligation to get vaccinated. “Each of us has a role to play for ourselves, for our families and for those we don’t even know,” he concluded.

(With information from AFP and AP)

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