From the New York Times:
“The Obamas were told that Blair House, where incoming presidents usually stay in the five days before Inauguration Day, is booked in early January, a spokesperson to the Obama transition said. ‘We explored the idea so that the girls could start school on schedule,’ the spokesperson said. ‘But, there were previously scheduled events and guests that couldn’t be displaced.’
“It remained unclear who on Bushes guest list outranked the incoming President.”
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