Kamala Harris Becomes First Woman With Presidential Powers in U.S. History
Biden Gets Colonoscopy
November 25, 2021
Call her Madam President. Vice President Kamala Harris received presidential powers on Friday to occupy the commander-in-chief role while President Joe Biden underwent a colonoscopy.
Because the procedure requires anesthesia, the transfer of powers was deemed necessary.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki remarked that the president underwent the procedure at Walter Reed Medical Center as part of his yearly health checkup.
She said the transfer of power isn't unusual nor unprecedented.
"As was the case when President George W. Bush had the same procedure in 2002 and 2007, and following t...