Douglas Emhoff proved he is his vice president wife’s biggest fan as he blew kisses and tapped his heart during Joe Biden’s first address to Congress.
The Second Gentleman stole the show at the president’s speech Wednesday night as he was caught on camera enthusiastically supporting spouse Kamala Harris as she joined Biden at the podium in the House of Representatives Chamber.
Emhoff was in the audience of the joint session of Congress when Biden pitched his new $1.8 trillion ‘human infrastructure plan’ and congratulated the
In the broadcast, he is seen sitting glancing around the room before he looks ahead and seemingly spots his wife entering.
Douglas Emhoff proved he is the vice president’s biggest fan as he blew kisses and waved to Kamala Harris during Joe Biden’s first address to Congress at the US Capitol
Emhoff is seen blowing kisses to Harris through his mask as she entered the House Chamber
At that moment, his eyes lit up above his face mask and he enthusiastically waved at her.
He then proceeded to blow multiple kisses toward her with both hands before tapping his heart.
The adorable moment captured the attention of viewers who took to social media to describe what they saw as ‘too cute’ and to call Emhoff the ‘perfect man.’
‘DOUG SAYING HI TO KAMALA DURING BEFORE THE #PresidentialAddress STARTS IS THE WHOLE CONTENT I WANT #JointAddress,’ wrote one person on
‘I will accept nothing less than Doug Emhoff level support in all future suitors,’ read one tweet.
Another person cut off their sentence with footage of the moment, writing: ‘The perfect man doesn’t exi—’
‘Doug Emhoff is soooo adorable. Kamala chose well for her life partner,’ added another.
Others agreed: ‘Doug Emhoff @SecondGentleman is too cute. Love him. #DougEmhoff.’
The Second Gentleman stole the show at the president’s speech Wednesday night as he was caught on camera enthusiastically supporting his wife as she joined Biden at the podium in the House Chamber. Emhoff tapping his heart at his wife
Some poked fun at the tender moment, with one person writing: ‘Y’all get you a mate that blow you kisses like the 2nd Gentlemen did to his wife Kamala Harris.’
Emhoff made history in January when he became the first Second Gentleman in US history, as the husband of the first female, first black and first Asian-American vice president.
Since then, the entertainment lawyer has proven to be a strong support to his wife and the couple have become known for their public displays of affection.
In an interview with
‘And it was just, I mean, the thing about Doug is that he is exactly who he is. He’s just fully authentic and clear about the things he cares about. And it’s family, it’s his work…,’ said Harris.
At this point, Emhoff interjected, saying: ‘You.’
The adorable moment captured the attention of viewers who took to social media to describe what they saw as ‘too cute’ and to call Emhoff the ‘perfect man’
Meanwhile, Emhoff’s spouse marked another historic moment Wednesday as she and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi flanked Biden inside the Chamber.
This marked the first time in US history that two women were stood behind the president as he delivered his speech.
Biden addressed the momentous moment introducing ‘Madam Vice President and Madam Speaker’ while Harris and Pelosi greeted each other with an elbow bump.
In his one hour and six minute address, the president was optimistic about the future of America saying the nation was ‘on the move again’ as he praised the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
The couple have fast become known for their public displays of affection
‘Now – after just 100 days – I can report to the nation: America is on the move again,’ Biden said, adding that the US is now ‘turning peril into possibility. Crisis into opportunity. Setback into strength.’
He boasted of his administration’s success in beating his goal of 100 million vaccines in his first 100 days saying the real figure was more than double.
‘We’re vaccinating the nation. We’re creating hundreds of thousands of jobs,’ he said.
‘We’re delivering real results people can see and feel in their own lives.’
Biden also took aim at his predecessor saying he had ‘inherited a nation in crisis’ with the pandemic and calling the January 6 Capitol riot the ‘worst attack on our democracy since the Civil War.’
The Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff and the First Lady Jill Biden in the Capitol for the address
Kamala Harris marked another historic moment Wednesday as she and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi flanked Biden inside the Chamber
Joe Biden held his first address to Congress at the US Capitol Wednesday night
He touted his plans to spend $2.3 trillion on his infrastructure plan and another $1.8 trillion for his ‘American Families Plan,’ saying the American system of government is at stake.
‘We have to prove democracy still works, that our government still works and we can deliver for our people,’ he said.
He also spoke of racial justice one week on from the conviction of white ex-cop Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd and called on Congress to pass the police reform bill and to also help root out systemic racism in housing, education and public health.
‘We have all seen the knee of injustice on the neck of Black America,’ Biden said. ‘Now is our opportunity to make real progress.’