President Joe Biden Has Appointed Karine Jean-Pierre As The New White House Press Secretary, Making Her The First Black And LGBTQ Person To Hold The Position. Jean-Pierre, Who Currently Serves As The White House’s Principal Deputy Press Secretary, Will Replace Jen Psaki, Who Will Depart Her Role On May 13th, 2020, For A New Position With MSNBC.
Karine Jean-Pierre to become White House press secretary | USA TODAY
President Joe Biden Has Nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Age 51, For The USA Supreme Court. The Nomination, A Historical Feat And In Fulfilment Of Biden’s Presidential Campaign Promise, Will Make Judge Jackson The First African American Woman Tapped For Such A Position. Judge Jackson Currently Sits On The U.S. Court Of Appeals For The D.C. Circuit.
Biden Nominates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court
Gabriel Boric, A 35-Year-Old Congressman And A Former Student Protester, Has Become The Youngest President In Modern Chile History. And Also The Youngest Leader In South America. The Left-Wing Gabriel Boric Won The Largest Majority Ever Recorded In A Chilean Election, On 12/19/21, To Defeat The Ultra-Conservative José Antonio Kast, Age 56.
Ms. Magdalena Andersson, Who Resigned From Office As The First Female Prime Minister (PM) Of Sweden, Has Made History Again As The First Female Elected Twice As Sweden’s PM, After Being Re-Elected On Monday 11/29/2021 By Parliament. Ms. Andersson Was Re-Appointed As PM When Majority Of The Parliament Did Not Vote Against Her.
Honduras Has Elected Its First Female President, Ms. Xiomara Castro. Ms. Castro, Who Had Contested Twice For The Presidency After Her Husband, Manuel Zelaya, Was Ousted In A 2009 Coup, Will End The Right-Wing National Party 12-Year Reign. Ms. Castro Promises Changes To A Country Plagued By Large-Scale US Migration, Violent Crime, And Drug Trafficking.
Xiomara Castro claims victory, becomes first Honduras female president
Ms. Magdalena Andersson, Elected As The First Female Prime Minister (PM) Of Sweden, Resigned On Wednesday, 11/24/21, Just Hours After Being Named The New PM. Ms. Andersson Resigned Out Of Self-Respect After Her Coalition Partner, The Greens Party, Quit The Govt., And Her Budget Failed To Pass. But She Hopes To Become A PM In The Future.
Vice President (VP) Kamala Harris Became The First Woman To Have The Presidential Power Of The Most Powerful Country In The World, USA. VP Harris Had the Power For 85 Minutes When President Biden Was Under Anesthesia For His Routine Colonoscopy. This Temporal Transfer Of Power Is Not Unusual As It Has Happened During Past US Presidencies.
Michelle Wu, An Asian American Woman, Has Made History As The First Woman, And The First Person Of Color To Be Elected As The Mayor Of Boston, Massachusetts. Wu’s Election Broke Boston’s 200-Year Pattern Of Only Electing White Men For The Position. Wu Was Also The First Asian American Woman Elected, In 2013, As Boston’s City Councilman.
Barbados Will Become A Republic, On Nov. 30th, 2021 (55 Years Since Independence) After Swearing-In Its First Elected President, Sandra Mason. The Former Governor-General Will Replace Britain’s Queen Elizabeth As Head Of State (HOS). Several Countries, After Independence, Dropped The Queen As HOS, But Some Like Australia And Canada Didn’t.
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.