First Lady Jill Biden will travel to the Tokyo Olympics to lead the official U.S. delegation without the president, the AP reported Tuesday.
“First Lady Jill Biden will travel to the Opening Ceremony of the 2021 Olympic Summer Games,” the White House said. The ceremony will take place on July 23.
She will also meet with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and other Japanese officials while in Japan, Breitbart said.
The president is reportedly staying home because of the abundance of caution surrounding the games in light of COVID-19. Fans have been banned from the games and athletes are not allowed on public transport.
There has been no word on what the president’s agenda will be when the first lady is away.
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