First lady Jill BidenJill BidenFirst Lady visits schools to discuss COVID-19 The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Schumer: Dem unity will happen eventually; Newsom prevails The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Biden travels west as Washington troubles mount MORE will undergo a procedure Thursday to remove an object from her left foot, her office announced.
She stepped on the object, which her office did not identify, on the beach in Hawaii last week and it apparently became lodged. The incident occurred prior to Biden's two official events in Hawaii, her spokesman Michael LaRosa said.
President BidenJoe BidenOvernight Defense & National Security — Milley becomes lightning rod Democrats hope Biden can flip Manchin and Sinema On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Democrats advance tax plan through hurdles MORE will join the first lady for the procedure, which will take place at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
The president was asked, following remarks on the coronavirus pandemic at the White House on Thursday, how the first lady was doing.
“I'm going to find out in a minute. That's why I'm leaving,” he said.
The first lady visited Hawaii on Sunday after going to Tokyo to lead the U.S. delegation at the Olympics.
She visited a vaccination clinic at Waipahu High School, where she encouraged Hawaiians to get vaccinated. She toured the facility and observed the vaccination areas before delivering remarks.
For her second official event, Biden joined military families at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a roughly 75-person barbecue. The first lady then took a red-eye back to Washington and landed Monday.
—Updated at 5:28 p.m.