Laura Bush gives Michelle Obama tour of residence; Michelle meets with White House usher

Written By Sun-Times Wire Posted: 11/10/2008, 03:44pm

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Here is a quick readout of the Mrs. Bush’s meeting and tour with Mrs. Obama

Just before 2:00 p.m., Mrs. Bush joined the President to greet President-elect and Mrs. Obama on the South Portico. After the arrival, President and Mrs. Bush, with the Obamas, moved to the Diplomatic Reception Room, where President and Mrs. Bush introduced the Obamas to Admiral Stephen Rochon, the Director of the Executive Residence and the Chief Usher.

After the greeting, Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Obama proceeded to the second floor of the Residence where they met and had refreshments. Mrs. Bush gave Mrs. Obama a tour of the second and third floor. They talked about family life, particularly about their children. They spent about an hour together. Following her tour of the Residence, Mrs. Obama met with Admiral Rochon in the Map Room.

And for those of who have asked… Mrs. Bush is wearing a Carolina Herrera dress.

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