By Anna Ellis •
Updated: 28 Jun 2022 • 15:27
Joe Biden arrives in Spain to join wife Jill and two granddaughters. Credit US Consulate Munich Twitter.
Jill Biden arrived ahead of President and started off her trip with a visit to Spanish Queen Letizia according to the ABC.
And she didn’t travel to Madrid on her own.
“I brought my two granddaughters,” the first lady told the Queen when they sat down at Palacio de la Zarzuela. ‘
Finnegan Biden was already in Spain and met up with her grandmother. Maisy travelled with Jill Biden to Spain.
The first lady and Queen Letizia also visited the Spanish Association Against Cancer. The first lady has been heavily involved in the fight against cancer since the Bidens’ son Beau died of brain cancer in 2015.
On Tuesday, Jill Biden and Queen Letizia will visit a Ukrainian refugee centre in Madrid and meet with Ukrainian families who have been taken in by Spanish families.
Jill Biden also took the time to visit the wife of president Pedro Sanchez, Begoña Gómez
She and the president will attend a NATO dinner on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, the first lady will participate in the agenda for husbands of the NATO country leaders, including visits to Madrid’s Prado and Reina Sofia museums.
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Originally from Derbyshire, Anna has lived in the middle of nowhere on the Costa Blanca for 19 years. She is passionate about her animal family including four dogs and four horses, musicals and cooking.
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