President Joe Biden will temporarily hand over power to Vice President Kamala Harris as he undergoes a colonoscopy at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. “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,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement on Friday. Psaki noted that “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.” Harris will now work from her office inside the White House’s West Wing, Psaki confirmed. After Biden’s physical and colonoscopy, the White House will provide an update on Friday afternoon. The transfer of power requires the president to sign …


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