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Biden to undergo colonoscopy, Kamala Harris to become acting President [UPDATE]

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UPDATE: Biden takes back his presidential powers. Kamala Harris back to VP position after briefly becoming the Acting President to the United States during Biden’s colonoscopy – Both letters from White House added below:

The White House announced on Friday that Vice President Kamala Harris will become the acting President of the United States while President Joe Biden undergoes a routine colonoscopy, making Harris the first woman to hold presidential powers.

The White House issued the following statement:

“This morning, the President will travel to Walter Reed Medical Center for a routine physical. While he is there, the President will undergo a routine colonoscopy.

As was the case when President George W. Bush had the same procedure in 2002 and 2007, and following the process set out in the Constitution, President Biden will transfer power to the Vice President for the brief period of time when he is under anesthesia. The Vice President will work from her office in the West Wing during this time. Later this afternoon, the White House will publicly release a written summary of the President’s physical.”

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