US President Joe Bidenvisibly angry, stated on Thursday in a speech to the nation that he has no memory problems, after a special prosecutor’s report described him as “a well-intentioned old man with a bad memory.”
“I am well-intentioned, I am an old man and I know what I am doing. I am president and I will put this country back on its feet,” he said.
“My memory is good”, He said, very angry that the report mentions that he forgot the day of his death. son Beau. “How the hell dare you?” she protested.
But at the end of the speech he made a mistake when talking about the Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al Sisi, and said that he was the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obradorbetter known as AMLO.
“I think, as you know, initially Mexican President Sisi did not want to open the gate to allow humanitarian aid in,” he said, referring to the Rafah border crossing, which separates Egypt from Gaza.
This is the third time it has happened in just a few days.
On Wednesday night he mentioned at a rally that he had a conversation in 2021 with the former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, died in 2017.
On Sunday he cited a talk he supposedly had in 2021 with the former French president François Mitterrand.
Your spokesperson, Karine Jean-Pierre, Without directly saying that the president had made a mistake, she cited examples of American figures who had mixed up names in this way, including herself.
“Many people, deputies (…) can make mistakes from time to time,” he said at a daily press conference this Thursday.
The age of Joe Biden and his gaffes worry voters, according to polls.
Polls show they are less concerned about Donald Trump, who is 77 years old and is also a presidential candidate in November.
But the former Republican president has also been wrong several times.
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In a speech in January, he confused his rival for the Republican nomination, Nikki Haleywith the former president of the House of Representatives, the Democrat Nancy Pelosi.