Aug 10, 2021 - Sports

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff to lead U.S. delegation at Tokyo Paralympic Games

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Doug Emhoff, Vice President Kamala Harris' husband, will lead the U.S. delegation to attend the Tokyo Paralympic Games, the White House announced Tuesday.

Why it matters: It will be Emhoff’s first official overseas trip since becoming second gentleman in January.

State of play: Emhoff will be joined by Raymond Greene, the acting top diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo.

  • They will both attend the opening ceremony in Tokyo on Aug. 24.
  • First lady Jill Biden led the U.S. delegation to the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics last month, her first solo trip abroad since President Biden took office.
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