Kathy Hochul, New York’s Lieutenant Governor, Is Set To Be The First Female Governor Of New York State, The Fourth Most Populous State In The US. Ms. Hochul, Age 62, Will Assume The Role After The Current Governor, Andrew Cuomo, Resigns In Two Weeks, Following Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Against Him By 11 Women.
Poland Is Ranked As The Worst Country, In The European Union, For The LGBT People For The Second Year In A Row. The Ranking, Produced By ILGA-Europe, Factors In Parameters Like The Legal Situation And Social Climate Faced By The LGBT People. Malta (94%), Belgium (74%), And Luxembourg (72%) Came Top In Rank While Poland Scored 13%.
Ms. Elisabetta Belloni Is One Of The Most Impressive Women In Power, As She Has Become The First Woman To Head The Department Of Information Security (DIS), Italy’s Secret Services. This Feat Is One Of Her Many Trail Blazes, As She Was Also The First Woman Secretary-General Of Italy’s Foreign Ministry – Italy’s Highest Diplomatic Post.
These And Many Other Feats Now Confirms President Joe Biden As The Trail Blazing Champion. The Appointments Of Michael Regan, Age 45, As The First Black Man To Lead The EPA; Marcia Fudge, Age 86, As The First Black Woman To Head The Housing And Urban Development; And Deb Haaland, Age 60, As The First Native American Cabinet Secretary.
Another History-Making Moment In The US President Joe Biden Administration As Pete Buttigieg, Age 39, And The Former Mayor Of South Bend, Indiana, Will Be The First Openly Gay Person To Be Confirmed To A US Cabinet Post. Pete Was Approved By The US Senate As Transportation Secretary. Congrats to Him And Other Trail Blazers.
President Donald Trump Has Become The First Sitting US President, In US History, To Be Impeached Twice By The US House Of Representative. He Was Accused Of Inciting Riot/Insurrection In The US Capitol, The Seat Of The US Congress, With His False Claim Of Election Fraud. He Faces Trial In The US Senate After Leaving Office.
Trump becomes first president to be impeached twice, article of impeachment expected to go to Sen…
Mr. Alex Padilla, Age 47, And California Secretary Of State Has Been Selected, By Governor Gavin Newsom, To Fill The Senate Seat Vacated By Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris. This Selection Is A Big Deal As He Will Be The First Latino To Fill A US Senate Seat In The 170-Year History of California, A State That Is Home To 15 Million Hispanics.
California Gov. Newsom names Alex Padilla to replace Sen. Kamala Harris
The Hungarian Parliament Has Passed A Law That Makes It Illegal For Same-Sex Marriage, Which Is Also Illegal In Hungary, To Adopt A Child, Whether Adopting As A Single Parent Or Not. The Right-Wing Government Of Prime Minister Viktor Orban Put Forward The Bill. But As Expected, Rights Groups Have Strongly Criticised The New Law.
The US President-Elect Joe Biden Is Not Letting Off Steam As He Continues To Trail Blaze. He Has Now Chosen A 67-Year-Old Retired General Lloyd Austin As His Defence Secretary. And If Confirmed, General Lloyd Austin Will Be The First African-American To Head The Pentagon. Though There Are Oppositions In Favor Of A Civilian-Controlled Pentagon.
Biden introduces his choice for defense secretary, Lloyd Austin
The Trail Blazing Continues For President-Elect Joe Biden. He Has Appointed The First Woman, Janet Yellen, To Head The Treasury Department. Nominated The First Latino And Immigrant, Alejandro Mayorkas, To Head The Homeland Security Dept., And Also Tapped Avril Haines, Which Could Make Her The First Female Director Of National Intelligence.
US President-Elect Joe Biden Will Be The First Incoming President To Win Georgia Since President Clinton Won It In 1992. Georgia Has Been A Republican Strong Hold For Nearly 3 Decades. Joe Biden’s Win Will Bring The Final Tally For The “Concluded,” 2020 US Election Between President-Elect Joe Biden And President Donald Trump To 306-232.
The House Representative Democrats Passed A Bill On Friday, 6/26/2020, To Make Washington, D.C. The 51st U.S. State. Washington, D.C Pays More Federal Taxes Than 22 States And Has A Population Of ~700,000 People, Which Is Larger Than Wyoming Or Vermont. The Bill, However, Is Seen By Some To Be Dead On Arrival In The Republican-Held Senate.
Marie Cau, Age 50, Has Become The First Transgender Mayor In French History. She Won The Election During France’s Local Elections On March 15th, 2020, Becoming The Mayor In The Village Of Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes, Which Is In Northern France. Congrats, Cau, For Achieving Such A Feat And For Also Making History.
Coronavirus Is A Force To Reckon With, Instigating The US Government To Sign, On The 3/27/2020, The Largest Bailout Package, Worth $2tn (£1.7tn), To Mitigate Any Economic And Health Set Backs That Would Have Been Of Historic Proportions. Part Of The Package Will Give $1,200 To All Americans Earning Less Than $75,000/Yr And $500/Child.
Many People May Not Support The Immigration Policy Of Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban. But I Do Applaud His Government For Providing Free IVF Treatment At State-Run Clinics Beginning Feb 1st, 2020. Other Governments Should Emulate This Given The High Cost Of IVF Treatment. Hungary Population Has Steadily Declined In Past 40 Yrs.
The First New Prime Minister Of Cuba, Since 1976 When The Position was Abolished By Fidel Castro, Has Been Appointed By President Miguel Díaz-Canel Of Cuba. Mr. Manuel Marrero Cruz, Age 56, Appointment As Prime Minister Is Based On the Reinstated Rules Of A New Constitution For The Communist-Run Island Passed Earlier In 2019.
As Part Of The Annual Fund Raiser For The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department, The Youngest Mayor In The USA, William Charles McMillan, A 7-Month-Old Baby, On December 15Th, 2019, Was Sworn In After Being The Highest Bidder During The Fund Raiser, On October 20, 2019, For The Honorary Mayor Role In Whitehall, Texas. :=)
President Donald Trump, On Sunday, The 30th Of June, 2019, Became The First Sitting US President To Set Foot Into North Korea Through The Demilitarized Zone. President Donald Trump, At The Zone, Held ~45 Minutes-Long Meeting With North Korean Leader, Kim Jong Un, Where They Agreed To Restart Negotiations To Denuclearize The Korean Peninsula.
Trump becomes 1st sitting president to step into North Korea
Another Woman Has Just Broken A Major Record In Politics, But This time In The USA. Ms. Lori Lightfoot, Age 56, Just Became The First African American And Openly Gay Woman, And With No Political Office Experience, To Become The Mayor Of Chicago, The Third Largest City, By Population, In The USA. Congrats To Her.
What Could Happen When A Liberal, Who’s A Divorcee, And With Positive Views On LGBTQ+ Rights, Contest For The Presidency Of One Of The Most Socially Conservative Countries In The World, Slovakia? Well, She Won! This Makes Zuzana Caputova, Age 45, The First Woman To Become The President Of Slovakia. Congrats!