Watch: Biden Appears to Fall Asleep During Important Meeting with Foreign Head of Government — CNN ‘Fact-Checker’ Rushes to His Rescue

Leftists at CNN are rushing to Joe Biden’s defense after speculation spread across social media that Biden appeared to be sleeping during an important meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

“For the majority of the 13-minute meeting Friday, the president was fairly lively — or, rather, as lively as a 78-year-old man suspected of having dementia can be,” Vivek Saxena writes at Biz Pac Review.

“Near the tail end of the meeting, however, he began acting suspiciously by allowing his head to droop so that it was pointing down as if he was dozing off,” Saxena added.

The footage has sparked massive speculation that he’d “fallen asleep.”

Even a few Republican members of Congress got this impression, including Marjorie Taylor Greene, Jim Banks and Lauren Boebert:

If Biden isn’t sleeping, as CNN’s Daniel Dale claims, he is certainly disengaged during this part of the important meeting.

Watch the clip:

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CNN “fact-checker” Daniel Dale wasn’t happy with this speculation.

Dale wrote to Twitter, “This ‘Biden asleep’ stuff is nonsense. Full vid … shows: 1) Biden talking; 2) Biden looking at Bennett; 3) Biden looking downward, his hands moving, starting right when Bennett mentioned this week’s ‘difficult days’; 4) Biden immediately replying to Bennett.”

Dale retweeted a Washington Post colleague who agreed with him.

Here’s the footage that Dale claims is important, showing Biden’s fingers moving and his response to Bennett:

However, Biden’s critics still claim his behavior is not normal or appropriate for this meeting due to the lack of engagement:

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