First girl Jill Biden on Monday recalled assembly Queen Elizabeth II final 12 months in England, following the demise of Prince Philip, the queen’s husband.

The queen had invited each the primary girl and President Joe Biden to go to Windsor Fort in June 2021 following the Group of seven Leaders summit in Cornwall, England. The three spent nearly an hour collectively.

With out revealing the content material of their discussions that day, Jill Biden advised NBC’s “At this time” present the queen wished to speak about her late husband, who died in April 2021 on the age of 99.

“What I liked about her was that she was actually unbiased,” she stated. “We went as much as her front room they usually stated to us, ‘Don’t discuss household.’ So we went up and so the very first thing she begins with is household. So Prince Philip had simply died not too long ago and I feel, , she is aware of Joe. I feel she simply wished to speak about her husband.”

The queen and Prince Philip had been married for over 70 years.

Jill Biden additionally stated the queen was inquisitive about speaking U.S. politics.

“She poured tea and Joe and I stated, ‘Oh, allow us to provide help to.’ ‘No,’ . ‘You sit there and I’ll get the tea,’” Biden stated. “After which she had such curiosity. She wished to know all about American politics, what was occurring. So, she put us comfortable.”

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden talks with Queen Elizabeth II during her and U.S. President Joe Biden's ceremonial welcome at Windsor Castle on June 13, 2021, in Windsor, England.
First Girl Dr. Jill Biden talks with Queen Elizabeth II throughout her and U.S. President Joe Biden’s ceremonial welcome at Windsor Fort on June 13, 2021, in Windsor, England.

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Jill Biden added that the Queen Elizabeth set a “regular management” instance that folks got here to admire about her.

“She was very sturdy and I feel that she was regular. And I feel that folks actually recognize regular management,” she stated. “And she or he additionally had, , such grace and such dignity and I feel that’s what actually individuals will keep in mind about her.”

Each Jill and Joe Biden issued a lengthy statement after Buckingham Palace introduced her demise on Thursday, calling her “greater than a monarch.”

“She helped make our relationship particular … she charmed us along with her wit, moved us along with her kindness, and generously shared with us her knowledge,” they wrote.

Joe Biden was the thirteenth U.S. president to fulfill with the queen throughout her 70 years on the throne.

The president and the primary girl will each attend the queen’s funeral on Sept. 19. The pair are set to go away for London on Saturday, according to Reuters.

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