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President Biden will not attend coronation — here’s why

Posted on AllSides May 5th, 2023
From The Center
Evan Vucci, Associated Press

No U.S. president has ever attended a coronation for a British monarch. President Joe Biden will hold to precedent and stay back while first lady Jill Biden and their granddaughter, Finnegan Biden, represent the U.S. at the ceremony this weekend.

Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower was invited to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953 but chose to stay back and watch the broadcasted ceremony from the White House, reports The Washington Post.

Despite making the exclusive guest list, Biden informed King Charles III that he would not attend his...

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