Keeping it in the administration: Mike Pence’s nephew marries Kellyanne Conway’s cousin in Atlantic City wedding where guests were ‘escorted by the Secret Service’ to a casino reception
- Giovanna Coia married John Pence in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Saturday
- Vice President Mike Pence attended the wedding as did Kellyanne Conway
- Coia, 25, works at the White House as a press assistant and Pence is a senior adviser to Trump’s 2020 campaign
- Guests were driven from the church to their casino hotel reception in Jitney buses and the wedding was crawling with Secret Service agents
- The newlyweds had their wedding car checked over by sniffer dogs
- None of the Trumps were seen at the wedding but Ivanka wished them congratulations on Instagram
- Giovanna wore a $12,000 Mira Zwillinger gown and along with items from Crate and Barrel, the couple asked for donations for their Hawaii honeymoon
Vice President Mike Pence and Kellyanne Conway both attended the wedding of his nephew and her cousin in Atlantic City on Saturday, bringing swarms of Secret Service agents to the coastal town and closing down the air space for part of the day.
John Pence married Giovanna Coia at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church on Saturday.
Giovanna, 25, is the daughter of Conway’s first cousin, James Coia.
Pence, whose age is not known, is the son of the vice president’s brother, Indiana Congressman Greg Pence.
After the ceremony on Saturday, guests were driven in Jitney coaches to the reception at the nearby Resorts Casino Hotel.
Giovanna Coia married John Pence on Saturday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Both are White House aides. She is the daughter of Kellyanne Conway’s first cousin and he is Vice President Mike Pence’s nephew
The couple’s wedding photographer shared one of the official images from the day with DailyMail.com. They can be found here and here
The Vice President is pictured at the couple’s wedding reception with them. He was accompanied by Secret Service
Kellyanne Conway is pictured outside the church, before joining the rest of the guests at th casino reception
According to People, guest were driven in an official motorcade to the reception.
Giovanna and John were also only allowed to make their way there after their vintage white Cadillac had been cleared by sniffer dogs.
Giovanna has worked in the White House as a press assistant since January 2017.
Pence is a senior adviser for Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign.
It is unclear when they began dating but they announced their engagement in September last year.
The couple got engaged in September last year. Giovanna is a press assistant and Pence works on Trump’s 2020 campaign
Secret Service agents used a sniffer dog to check the couple’s car before they left the church
Both the vice president and Conway were photographed at the event on Saturday.
None of the Trumps were seen, but Ivanka wished the happy couple congratulations on social media afterwards.
Giovanna wore a $12,000 Mira Zwillinger gown.
In addition to a registry on Crate and Barrel, where they listed household items as desired gifts, the couple asked for donations to pay for experiences on their Hawaii honeymoon.
They asked for a sunset cruise, helicopter ride, zip lining and a couple’s massage.
The pair became engaged last September and announced it on social media