Jill BidenAmong the guests of the address on the state of the Union on Tuesday will be the Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States, Facebook informer and widow of a soldier who died after being burned.
The first lady will also host the second gentleman Doug Emhoff, Joe Bidenthe sister of Valerie Biden Owens, chief executive of Intel, a parent student in college, a high school student, a nurse, a member of the Indian tribe and a member of the union.
It is traditional for the first lady to receive members of the president’s family and guests who respond to the president’s message in his address to the nation.
“Each of these people, with their resilience, innovation, service and courage, was chosen by the White House because they are policies or topics that need to be addressed by the president in his speech, “a White House statement said.
The Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oksana Markarova (center) will be a guest in the Lodge of First Lady Jill Biden at the State of the Union
Jill Biden showed her support for Ukraine – at a White House Month event at the White House on Monday, she wore a face mask with a sunflower on it. The sunflower is the national symbol of Ukraine
Jill Biden will also host Daniel Robinson, the widow of First Class Sergeant Heath Robinson, who died of rare autoimmune disease and stage 4 lung cancer after being exposed to environmental hazards and burns during his service.
Francis Haugen, a former Facebook employee who has become an informant, will be in the lodge of the first lady on Tuesday night in the hall of the house
Lawmakers already have the right to host this year’s speech, but the ban clearly does not apply to the first lady, who will be joined by 11 others in the lodge.
Ukraine will be a big part of Biden’s speeches. Jill Biden showed his support for the nation as he fought the Russian invasion. At a Black House Month event at the White House on Monday, she wore a face mask with a sunflower on it. The sunflower is the national symbol of Ukraine.
Ambassador Oksana Markarova, who met with members of Congress, will join the other 10 guests in the First Lady’s Lodge in the House Hall.
The first lady will also host Daniel Robinson, the widow of First Class Sergeant Heath Robinson, who died of a rare autoimmune disease and stage 4 lung cancer after being exposed to environmental hazards and burns while on duty.
After the death of her husband in May 2020, Robinson became an advocate for veterans suffering from such health problems.
The Biden family’s son, Bo Biden, died of brain cancer. President Biden said he believed burnout toxins could play a role in veterans’ health problems, including his son’s illness.
The U.S. military in both Afghanistan and Iraq has dumped garbage and waste in open-air incinerators, which many believe have poisoned veterans with toxins in smoke. Bo Biden served in Iraq as a member of the Delaware National Guard. Heath Robinson also served there as a member of the Ohio National Guard.
Francis Haugen is a former Facebook employee who revealed what the company may have known about the damage caused by its social media platform.
She testified before the Securities and Exchange Commission and Congress. And she warned in October that Facebook had research showing that its Instagram platform was turning children into addicts and hooligans.
In a speech Tuesday night, President Biden will address social media companies to hold them accountable for their role in children’s mental health.
Biden will “call for action to address social media as harmful to mental health, especially for young people,” a senior administration official told a news briefing Tuesday morning.
“Evidence is growing that social media is playing a systemic role in deteriorating the mental health of countless young people,” the official said.
“The president believes that technology companies should be held accountable for the damage they cause,” the official said, but did not elaborate.
Joshua Davis is a seventh-grader with diabetes who advocates for lower-cost prescription drugs; he and his mother, Shannon, introduced President Biden to an event on the cost of prescription drugs at the Germanna Community College in Culpepper, Virginia, on February 10, 2022.
Kezia Rodriguez, a New Jersey student whose twin daughters are enrolled in the free child care program at Bergen Community College, an initiative made possible by President Biden’s U.S. rescue plan; she met Jill Biden at Bergen Community College on January 20, 2022
Melissa Isaac is a teacher from Mount Pleasant, Michigan, who is a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe; she met with Jill Biden and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Dead on October 24, 2021, when they hosted a hearing focused on the mental health of young people with members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe, teachers and families in Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Patrick Gelsinger is Intel’s chief executive and recently announced the opening of a new plant in Columbus, Ohio, which will create more than 7,000 jobs in construction and another 3,000 jobs managing the high-tech facility.
Refind Duro is an Ohio nurse who has been treating covid patients since the beginning of the pandemic.
JoJo Burgessis, a steelmaker who presented President Biden recently at an event at Mill 19 in Pittsburgh on the importance of investing in infrastructure, manufacturing and doing more in America.
The first lady will also host Intel CEO Patrick Pat Gelsinger, who recently announced one of the largest investments in a semiconductor plant in recent US history.
Gelsinger made his statement at the White House with President Biden next to him.
Also in the first lady’s lodge is Joseph Joe Joe Burgess, a steelmaker from Washington, Pennsylvania, who attended events with the president. The steel workers’ union was one of Biden’s first supporters during the 2020 presidential election.
And seventh-grader Joshua Davis of Virginia will also be there. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and is now an advocate for reducing the cost of prescription drugs.
Jill Biden will also host Refind Duro, an Ohio nurse who has been treating covid patients since the beginning of the pandemic; Melissa Isaac, a teacher from Mount Pleasant, Michigan, who is a member of the Sagino Chipeva Indian tribe; and Kezia Rodriguez, a New Jersey student whose twin daughters are enrolled in Bergen Community College’s free child care program, an initiative made possible by President Biden’s U.S. rescue plan.