But in his new job, Mr. Biden brings a dizzying array of guards, media members, and White House staff, not to mention a family parade: his children, Ashley and Hunter. The hunter’s wife, Melissa. Grandchildren Naomi, Finnegan, Mage, Natalie, Hunter Biden II, Bo. Naomi’s fiancé, Peter Neal.
Noah Carberg, Assistant Manager at Nantucket Memorial Airport, said: He said the island welcomed former Secretary of State John Kerry and former Vice President Mike Pence. Still, he asked the staff to stay a little later than usual for Air Force One to arrive on Tuesday night.
“We can handle really big aircraft,” he said.
Massachusetts Democrat William Keating said his telephone line was flooded with calls from residents explaining the island’s increased security.
“These are people who are used to the celebrities who come and go,” said Keating, who represents Nantucket as well as Obama’s homeowner, Martha’s Vineyard. “But I think going with the president is just an aide and everything intended.”
Bidens took a break from Thanksgiving in Nantucket in 2015, just six months after Beau died of a brain tumor at the age of 46. Instead I went to Rome that year. Since then, the family has returned to the island from time to time, but did not spend Thanksgiving on the island in 2019 due to Mr. Biden’s promise of a presidential campaign trip. Last year, they stayed in Rehoboth, Delaware because of concerns about a pandemic.
“People missed him, but most were sympathetic,” Frich said.
One of the president’s inability to escape during the holidays is to remind employers across the country, including the local Faregrounds Restaurant & Pudleys Pub, of a labor shortage that has hit them.