Karen Pence brings 20,000 bees to the vice president's home

Weeks after giving TV station FOX59 an exclusive look at her Washington, D.C., home, Karen Pence has made a major addition to the residence.

The second lady and her husband, Vice President Mike Pence, live at the historic home at Number One Observatory Circle.

In May, Karen told FOX59 that she aimed to honor the second ladies who came before her while decorating their new abode.

For example, she used chairs that former Vice President Dan Quayle and his wife Marilyn left behind as an inspiration for her decorating.

Though Karen hasn't decided what she will leave behind at the home yet, she did know that she wanted to bring in a large shipment of Indiana bees.

It seems she followed through with the plan, according to a tweet from U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue:

The Associated Press reports that the Pence family had 20,000 bees shipped to their home because they play an important role in agricultural production, and "honey the bees produce will be given away as gifts."

This isn't the first political bee shipment in recent history — Michelle Obama had a hive with 35,000 bees put in the White House garden in 2009.

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