Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.
Axios reports.If confirmed, Gifford will be in charge of overseeing State Department functions, arranging itineraries for visiting foreign dignitaries, and will accompany Biden on all official international trips.Gifford was an advisor on former President Barack Obama’s campaign and served as Deputy Campaign Manager for Biden’s successful 2020 campaign.He became something of a celebrity during his tenure in Denmark, where he served as ambassador between 2013 and 2017.Gifford married his husband, Stephen DeVincent, in Copenhagen after marriage equality was legalized nationwide by the U.S.
Supreme Court in 2015.He also starred in award-winning documentary series I am the Ambassador, which ran for two seasons and followed his life as an.Read more on metroweekly.com