Joe Biden tripped and fell to the ground this Thursday during the graduation ceremony of the cadets of the Academy of Air Force in Colorado.
The President of the United States, 80-year-old, moved this Thursday from Washington DC to Colorado Falcon Stadium for the ceremony.
After giving a speech and delivering the last diploma to the cadets, he turned to sit down, but apparently tripped over a sandbag and fell to his knees falling to one side.
Immediately afterwards, the president, who was wearing a cap, tried to get up on his own, although he had to be helped by an officer and two members of the US Secret Service.
After standing up and pointing to the supposed sack with which he stumbled, He stood for a few minutes until the ceremony was over..
BREAKING: Biden takes a big fall on stage just now at the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation pic.twitter.com/GxkMbpyoNo
— Jake Schneider (@jacobkschneider) June 1, 2023
White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre later told reporters that the president is totally fine and who went up to Air Force One presidential plane who takes him back to the capital, with “a big smile”.
Joe Biden has fallen three times during his administration
It is not the first time that Biden who is running for re-election in the 2024 elections, falls in public
In March 2021, months after becoming president, tripped three times before falling while climbing the stairs of the presidential plane Air Force One, which took him on a visit to the city of Atlanta.
In June 2022, fell to the ground during a bike ride near the beach in Delaware, where he was spending the weekend with his wife, Jill Biden.
58% believe Biden should take a cognitive test
— McLaughlin & Associates
— Wendell Husebø (@WendellHusebo) June 18, 2022
The president lost his balance when he stopped to greet several neighbors but members of the Secret Service they helped him quickly to his feet.
Source: from El Sol de Mazatlán | Noticias Locales, Policiacas, sobre México, Sinaloa y el Mundo – frontpage on 2023-06-01 14:00:26