Kamala Harris made history as the first female U.S. President for a few hours while Joe Biden underwent a routine colonoscopy on Friday.
Vice President Harris, who is of Indian descent, assumed the powers and duties as acting president while Biden was under anesthesia for a few hours, the White House announced on Friday.
Harris was president for a few short hours this morning. The White House announced the procedure just before noon. Biden resumed the presidency about an hour later.