Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were married on Saturday, becoming the first couple to ever wed at the National Archives.
Scarborough and Brzezinski became engaged in 2017 during a trip to France. The wedding was kept under wraps, purposely held on Thanksgiving weekend when Washington movers and shakers were out of town, Vanity Fair reports. The couple did not send out formal invitations, instead calling people to let them know about the wedding and reception, and none of the guests knew the dinner venue until Saturday evening.
The ceremony, officiated by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), was held in the rotunda, in front of the Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and Bill of Rights. Their families, including Scarborough's four children and Brzezinski's two daughters, were in attendance. "We wanted it to be really small and simple and not what you expected from Mika and Joe," Brzezinski told Vanity Fair's Emily Jane Fox, adding that "everything we do is exposed," and that's why they wanted their wedding to be private. "We wanted to recognize it more quietly and have the people who are most important to us around us."
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