Joe Biden trolled after report reveals POTUS couldn't recall the word ‘veteran’ before asking crowd for help at 2023 event

Joe Biden trolled after report reveals POTUS couldn't recall the word ‘veteran’ before asking crowd for help at 2023 event
Joe Biden reportedly encountered a major memory lapse while speaking at a fundraising event at the Four Seasons in New York In June 2023 (Getty Images)

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: President Joe Biden attended a fundraising event at the Four Seasons in New York in June 2023. During his speech, which lasted between five to ten minutes, he reportedly encountered a major memory lapse.

According to attendees, Biden struggled to recall the word "veteran," despite being the father of the late Beau Biden, an Iraqi war veteran. The 81-year-old president had to ask the audience for help, describing a veteran as "a person who served in the Army or Navy."

Biden's increasing stumbles and public concerns

The Wall Street Journal highlighted this incident in a report on July 8, 2023, as part of a broader discussion on Biden's recent verbal stumbles, especially during critical fundraising events. The report underscored the growing concerns about Biden's ability to serve a second term, given his increasing frequency of such lapses.

The memory slip at the Four Seasons left attendees visibly shocked by his apparent fragility. The report also detailed other instances where Biden appeared to struggle with his words. At a fundraising event in South Florida earlier in the year, an attendee noted that while Biden seemed to have "lost a step," he did not appear impaired.

Another incident reportedly occurred during the United Nations General Assembly in New York in the fall. Biden seemed at a loss for words when discussing the Middle East until an aide whispered something to him, enabling him to continue.

When questioned about these episodes, Biden campaign spokesman Kevin Munoz dismissed the concerns raised by anonymous sources. Munoz told the Journal, “None of them change the facts at play this election and what this campaign will be focused on every single day: that President Biden is the most accomplished president in modern history.”

The Journal report also mentioned how Biden's aides have been shielding him from extensive travel and excessive interactions with the media and lawmakers.



 

Criticism regarding Biden's mental clarity has been intensifying from both Democrats and Republicans. This scrutiny grew particularly sharp following his poor debate performance against former President Donald Trump in June.

During the debate, Biden frequently froze, stumbled over his words, and struggled to provide coherent answers, raising concerns about his cognitive health. In response to the mounting criticism, Biden addressed congressional Democrats in a letter, reaffirming his commitment to the 2024 presidential race.

He wrote, “Now that you have returned from the July 4th recess, I want you to know that despite all the speculation in the press and elsewhere, I am firmly committed to staying in this race, to running this race to the end, and to beating Donald Trump.”

The letter did not mention his debate performance or the concerns about his age and cognitive health. Instead, it focused on attacking Trump and maintaining that his withdrawal would undermine the electoral process.

Joe Biden faces backlash on social media

Biden's memory lapse at the 2023 fundraising event sparked a wave of reactions on social media, with many critics mocking him.

"So not only does Joe Biden forget veterans, he forgets the word 'veteran' too," one user posted on X.

"Biden couldn't remember where he was this morning. This is nothing new," another one joked.

"You know you know you know the thing," someone else quipped.

"Biden is incapable to be President," read a comment.

"Reminder: everyone knew he had dementia, including the a--hole liberal reporters pretending to be shocked now," another one offered.



 



 



 



 



 

Despite the criticism, Biden has remained undeterred. On a call with donors Monday, he outlined his strategy for the next debate scheduled for September 10, stressing a need to "attack, attack, attack, attack" Trump, the New York Post reported.

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