President BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' MORE was seen picking a flower for first lady Jill BidenJill BidenBiden at Sen. John Warner's funeral: He 'gave me confidence' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - GOP torpedoes election bill; infrastructure talks hit snag Biden to deliver remarks at Sen. John Warner's funeral MORE from the White House lawn as the two departed for Georgia on Thursday.

Video of the pair leaving the White House and boarding Marine One showed the president bending down to pluck a dandelion for his wife, who stops and accepts the token.


The two are headed for Atlanta, where the president is set to address supporters at a rally. Attendees will remain in their vehicles due to COVID-19 concerns as the president touts his administration's accomplishments and previews his legislative agenda going forward.

Biden and the first lady are also set to meet with former President Carter, the oldest living former president, and his wife, former first lady Rosalyn Carter.

The Carters were unable to attend Biden's inauguration due to the pandemic but have since both been vaccinated.

The trip immediately follows the president's address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday evening, during which Biden touted the recently passed COVID-19 relief package he signed into law.

He also called on lawmakers to address issues of gun violence, infrastructure and immigration, among other issues.