The first official Christmas tree of the United States (known as the national Christmas tree) originated back in 1923. The tree was given light personally by President Calvin Coolidge.
Before his severe legal trouble in recent memory and his time serving as campaign chairman for Donald Trump, Paul Manafort had advised and lobbied for many on the right wing. He advised Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bob Dole. He also helped the disgraced (and pro-Russian) Ukrianian President Viktor Yanukovych. Even moreContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Evil Work of Paul Manafort”
Future president George H.W. Bush served in the U.S. navy during the majority of the American war years during World War II, in the Pacific Theater. He had come close to being KIA as an enemy solider had damaged his plane enough to force Bush to eject himself from the aircraft. He was saved byContinue reading “Fun Fact: When George Bush Sr Fought In World War II”
Hiram Fong was the first Asian American to be a U.S. Senator, and to date the only Republican U.S. Senator from Hawaii.
While rather unknown compared to his presidential father, Herbert Hoover Jr. did serve a notable role under the Secretary of State for a few years during the Eisenhower Administration. He did not run or serve in Congress or any other elected government roles.