Simone Biles, Gabby Giffords among 17 honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Biden awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor, to 17 people. Among the recipients were Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, former Rep. Gabby Giffords and U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe. The president also honored the late Sen. John McCain, whose wife Cindy accepted the award on his behalf.