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Biden Praises Elton John at White House Gig on South Lawn

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Joe Biden speaks prior to presenting the National Humanities Medal to Elton John.
Joe Biden speaks prior to presenting the National Humanities Medal to Elton John.Photographer: Bonnie Cash/UPI/Bloomberg
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President Joe Biden welcomed Elton John to the White House, praising him as a singer and songwriter “for all time” before a concert on the South Lawn.

“On his final tour in Washington, Jill and I invited Elton to the White House to thank him on behalf of the American people,” Biden said on Friday, citing John’s musical achievements and charitable works.