STRUGGLE IS REAL: Biden’s remarks at DNC Holiday Celebration create more questions

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President Joe Biden struggled through another speech on Tuesday night. Biden addressed the Democratic National Committee’s Holiday Celebration at Hotel Washington in Washington D.C.

“And Jill, the amazing First leader [sic] — Lady,” he said in his remarks. “I — I don’t know how she does it; I can’t keep up with her. She teaches, she does all the job as a First Lady.”

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So, not totally clean.

“I think (Nancy Pelosi) may be the best Speaker we’ve ever had,” he went on to say.

Perhaps that last statement is a really big gaffe — I suppose it is a matter of opinion.

More seriously, Biden said he has one serious regret. Here is what he said. What it means, I am not so sure…

“Jill and I, and so did we talk with the Vice President and the First (should say Second) Gentleman: I had hoped by now each one of you, who helped us get to where we are, would have had full access to the White House,” he said. “I mean that sincerely. We would — we had all kinds of plans; we thought we were going to be in a position because of the change — we hoped people had moved on to getting all their vaccines. We would have been in a position to change the way in which this takes place. But next year — and this year, before it’s over: in the White House. In the White House.”

Then, he flubbed this up…

“And, folks, a little over a year ago, we were all part of the most consequential presidential election in American history — not because we won, but it was the largest turnout in American history: 81 million people showed up to vote — 81 million. In the middle of a pandemic, 81 million people showed up.”

Well, there were actually 158.4 million ballots cast. But, you know, details…

Then, there was this…

“And what is probably the thing I’m most proud of: We’re on track, as was mentioned earlier, to end child poverty by 40 percent. Think of what that means. Think about what that means. No matter what their — anyway, I — I don’t want to get going on — look, that’s with the refundable — tax credit. No, I really mean it, man.”

And then…

“I’m worried about families and elderly grandparents and what — their lives at stake. Every one — every one — every one is a little harder. So, you know — so mom can — grandmom can walk out without having — out of her porch — without worrying about falling, can take care of herself, can be left alone. They’re going to keep working to pay the bills.”

Keep in mind these were prepared remarks.

Author: Jacob Hall

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