In an awkward moment, Joe Biden says he ran for president for three reasons, but loses his train of thought and forgets to name the third reason.
Biden’s gaffes appear to be occurring more frequently in recent weeks, even attracting global attention. A psychiatrist appearing on television in Australia gave his assessment of Biden, claiming he’s showing symptoms of dementia and is “just holding on.”
Fox News’ Brit Hume Fox News’ Brit Hume said Americans must find it “alarming” to see Biden’s “signs of senility.”
More recently, Biden spoke at a Mack Truck facility in Pennsylvania to pitch his infrastructure plan.
“I said I was running when I announced my campaign and not many people took it seriously,” Biden said. “I said I was running for three reasons: One to restore the soul of this country, sense of decency and honor.”
“Secondly, to rebuild the backbone of the country,” he continued. “Hard working middle class folks who built this country.”
Then Biden forgot to name his third reason as he continued to ramble on. Watch the clip:
TRENDING 👇 Biden Brutally Mocked Over ’18-Wheeler’ Claim
Biden is being brutally mocked on social media.
Biden, who has been a career politician, claimed that he used to drive an 18-wheeler truck. The White House is scrambling to his defense and was only “able to show he was once a passenger in one,” NY Post reports.
Biden is a 48-year political veteran. The 18-wheeler claim was made while Biden visited a Mack Truck facility in Pennsylvania. Biden, who is 78 years old, said, “I used to drive an 18-wheeler, man.” Apparently, Biden then clarified that he “got to” drive one before. NY Post writes:
But challenged by Fox News to produce evidence, a White House spokesperson could only point to a December 1973 article from the Wilmington Evening Journal that showed Biden rode in an 18-wheeler, not that he drove one.
“There is zero evidence that Biden ‘used to drive an 18 wheeler,’” tweeted the Republican National Committee’s Zach Parkinson, along with images of the Wilmington paper’s story about Biden’s 536-mile ride… “The extent of Biden’s trucking experience is that he **rode in** a truck once, for one night in 1973,” Parkinson wrote… “(He made sure to return home by plane though),” he added, highlighting that part of the story… “Truck driver, coal miner, it’s all just nonsense Biden makes up because he thinks reporters won’t call him on it,” Parkinson claimed.
When Fox News again pressed the White House that riding in a truck is not the same as being behind the wheel, a spokesperson pointed to a United Federation of Teachers post that said Biden drove a school bus in the past as a summer job, the outlet said.
But most school buses have at most six wheels — a third of the president’s claim, Fox noted.