For the first time in history, a woman has held Presidential power in the United States of America. Vice President Kamala Harris became the acting president for 85minutes as President Biden underwent medical procedures Friday. This article by Joey Garrison and Courtney Subramanian, USA TODAY, is published by Yahoo News. Here is an excerpt:
Biden’s physical was not listed on his public schedule and was announced just hours before he traveled to the hospital in Bethesda, Md.
As required by the 25th Amendment in the Constitution, Biden sent a letter to Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., president pro tempore of the Senate, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., stating that he was unable to discharge his duties while under anesthesia, temporarily transferring power to Harris.
Harris, the nation’s first woman vice president, served as the first woman to assume presidential power. She served in the capacity for 85 minutes.
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