President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden and grandchildren Natalie Biden and Robert Hunter Biden disembark from Air Force One as they arrive for a New Year’s vacation, at Rohlsen Airport, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Daily Mail: Warming up! Bidens touch down in 76 degree US Virgin Islands as America recovers from historic blizzard and thousands are left stranded by airport chaos
* Joe and Jill Biden arrived sunny St. Croix on Tuesday
* Arrival comes as thousands in U.S. are stranded at airports due to snow
* Optics of trip being questioned as nation faces multiple crises
* Bidens will be on island through New Year’s Eve
Joe and Jill Biden arrived in the U.S. Virgins Islands on Tuesday evening to spend the New Year’s Eve in the sun as thousands of Americans remain stranded by canceled flights in the wake of winter weather.
The Bidens, accompanied by grandkids Natalie and Hunter Jr. and daughter Ashley, arrived to 76 degree weather on St. Croix while much of the United States remained under a winter storm warming.
Traveling on Air Force One presents no travel problems for the president – unlike unlucky passengers on Southwest Airlines where nearly 87 percent of flights across the U.S are canceled.
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Update #1: Biden arrives in US Virgin Islands to relax between holidays (AP)
Update #2: Joe Biden to spend New Year’s holiday with family in U.S. Virgin Islands (USA Today)
WNU Editor: With US airports in chaos and the border in crisis …. you go on vacation. The optics are beyond terrible.