CHAPPAQUA N.Y. – The day the Electoral College meets to confirm the nation’s choice for President is usually a pretty typical day of every election cycle. Electors vote, paperwork is signed, and the seamless transition of our President-elect continues smoothly in the long American tradition of peaceful transfers of power.
This morning, that tradition was smashed when the important business of building a government was interrupted by a daring kitten rescue by President-elect Hillary Clinton.
The President-elect was on her routine morning ‘inspiration walk’ in the woods near her Chappaqua, New York, home when she heard weak and feeble cries coming from a nearby tree.
Racing into action, Mrs. Clinton scaled the tree, then coaxed and soothed the kitten, an orange and white tabby, into her welcoming arms.
In statement released later in the day, longtime aide Huma Abedin confirmed that the kitten has been formally adopted by the incoming First Couple and will be moving to the White House following the President-elect’s Inauguration on January 20.
Abedin told reporters, “So far, we know the tiny girl enjoys tuna and naps. The President-elect has been calling her ‘Hot Sauce.'”
(Image: Niles Picayune)