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Bono Will Be Amongst First Woman Jill Biden’s Company At State Of The Union – News

Bono will probably be among the many friends of First Woman Jill Biden at tonight’s State of the Union handle, becoming a member of an inventory that features the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Oksana Markarova and Paul Pelosi, the husband of former Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The White Home cited Bono’s work as an activist within the struggle towards HIV/AIDS and excessive poverty. Bono helped construct bipartisan assist for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Aid, which President George W. Bush introduced at his State of the Union 20 years in the past. Bono visited the White Home in December together with different members of U2 as they had been recipients of the Kennedy Heart Honors.

Additionally on the visitor checklist: Maurice and Kandice Barron, whose daughter is a survivor of a uncommon type of pediatric most cancers; Lynette Bonar, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who’s an government at Tuba Metropolis Well being Care Corp.; Deanna Department, who has labored to eradicate lead publicity after her son Aidan suffered poisoning; Kristin Christensen and Avarie Kollmar, a caregiver to her husband, who’s medically retired from the Navy resulting from fight accidents; and Ruth Cohen, a volunteer at the USA Holocaust Memorial Museum who’s a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau focus camp. She is a visitor of Doug Emhoff, the second gentleman.