It's the first ever Barack Obama Day in IL.
"Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaBiden shares selfie to wish "brother" Obama a happy birthday IL celebrates first annual Barack Obama Day CNN asks Trump supporters outside rally to explain "QAnon" theory MORE had more people getting jobs his last 16 or 18 months than they had jobs during Donald Trump's first 16 or 18 months", he said. As noted by the sfgate.com, during his time in office, he signed many landmark bills into law, including the Affordable Care Act. "Happy birthday to my brother, my friend, @BarackObama", Biden wrote.
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Before becoming the 44th president of the United States, Obama was a member of the IL state Senate and later a US senator representing IL in Congress.
In 2017, under the leadership of Republican Governor Bruce Rauner, the state's legislature unanimously voted to pass the measure. "I think it's awesome, and I think we should celebrate it", he said. "Last week's trip to Dog Tag Bakery was no different".
Katie Hill, a spokeswoman for Mr. Obama, said he plans to celebrate his birthday with a family dinner in Washington on Saturday night.