âWhen I became second lady – and there was so much I wanted to do – I always said, ‘I’ll never waste this platform,’â says Biden. “… And now I have a bigger platform and I feel everyday, like … what could I give up to? That I would like to give up? Nothing.”
In one of Biden’s images, she is posed sitting in the east living room of the Executive Residence with a pencil between her teeth, reading glasses, typing on an Apple laptop.
âDuring the campaign, I felt so much anxiety from people; they were afraid. When I travel across the country now, I feel like people can breathe again,â she says. . âI think that’s part of why Joe was elected. People wanted someone to come and heal this nation, not just the pandemic, which I think Joe did, you know, by doing himself. hug everyone. ”
She added that she believed Biden’s behavior affected the change. “He’s just a calmer president. He brings the temperature down,” Biden says.
The President was also interviewed, separately, by Van Meter. Biden says being Commander-in-Chief has changed their marriage, and sometimes he finds himself missing out on the freedoms he says they once enjoyed.
“I miss her. I’m really proud of her. But it’s not like we can just leave as before,” said the president. “When we lived in Delaware and got married, once a month we would go to a local bed and breakfast on our own, to make sure we had a romantic time to get away from it all and spend time together.”
The Bidens recently celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary. But, the president says they’re still trying to manage work-life balance.
“We have to find a way – and I say this sincerely – to be able to steal time for each other. I think that’s the deal,” he said.
A first lady in the pages of Vogue, or on the cover, has become – over the past decades – a tradition of American publishing; almost all of the modern early ladies were photographed for the magazine.
Neither has talked about it publicly, but Wintour has expressed his thoughts on Donald Trump, using his editorial note in the March 2020 issue of Vogue to endorse Biden as president, stressing “dishonesty” and the 45th president’s “shocking lack of empathy”. âIn a 2019 interview, asked specifically about Melania Trump’s fashion, Wintour changed the subject to Trump’s predecessor Michelle Obama.
âShe was the best ambassador this country could have in so many ways, obviously, way beyond fashion,â Wintour said.
Vogue’s August issue with Biden may be her first cover, but she posed with her family in the March 2020 issue and was part of a broadcast on the women of Joe Biden’s family in November 2008.
At this point in his career, however, the stakes are higher.
“I want to add more stuff (to my platform) but I know it’s not possible, because you want to stay centered, because you want to do it right. And there is so much There isâ¦ so muchâ¦ to do, âshe said.