The president of United States, Joe Biden, tripped over a sandbag and fell on the scene of a graduation ceremony during a graduation ceremony for new members of the US Air Force in the state of Colorado. This stumble has brought the issue of his age back into focus, since at 80 he is the oldest president in office and his opponents and detractors place this issue as a problem when it comes to leading the White House.
After falling to the ground, the president has been helped by Air Force officers to get back on his feet. After this incident, which occurred almost at the end of the ceremony, the president continued to stand until the end of the event.
This has been the fall suffered by the US president, Joe Biden.
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“The president was walking back to his seat when he fell. He appeared to have tripped over a black sandbag on stage. When he fell, he pointed to the sandbag suggesting that was what he tripped over,” the House reported. White. “Okay,” the White House communications director, Ben LaBolt, hastened to write on networks.
Biden, as we said, is the oldest president in office. In fact, the question of his age has been one of the main arguments used by his opponents to appeal for a change of leadership in the country. It is not the first fall that he has suffered since he took office as president on January 20, 2021. In March 2021, he tripped up to three times jogging down the stairs to board Air Force One. In June 2022, he also fell off the bike while playing sports on the Delaware coast.
It must be remembered that Biden suffers from spinal arthritis. She also previously fractured her foot and suffers from neuropathy in her feet. In March, in addition, he underwent surgery for carcinoma on his chest. However, from the White House medical team they insist on communicating that he is fine on a cognitive level.
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