Whereas talking to a crowd in Las Vegas over the weekend, Joe Biden instructed a narrative about talking with French Prime Minister Francois Mitterrand in 2021.
There’s only one small downside with that. Mitterrand has been useless since 1996.
A number of folks in media have instructed that Biden was simply getting names blended up. Do you imagine that’s what’s occurring right here?
FOX News stories:
Biden tells crowd he not too long ago met with Mitterrand, former French president who died in 1996
President Biden instructed a crowd in Las Vegas on Sunday that he not too long ago met with Francois Mitterrand, the French president who has been useless for almost 30 years.
The feedback got here whereas Biden was warning of the risks of a possible second Trump presidency, as he aimed to shore up enthusiasm forward of Tuesday’s Democratic main in Nevada.
Biden recounted a narrative he has instructed many instances throughout his presidency, a few assembly he had with French President Emmanuel Macron throughout a G7 assembly in England, some months after Biden had taken over the White Home.
“I sat down and I mentioned, ‘America’s again,’” Biden recalled. “And Mitterrand from Germany – I imply from France – checked out me and mentioned…”
Biden appeared to path off earlier than gathering his ideas to complete the sentence: “Effectively, how lengthy are you again for?”
The president continued, saying the “Chancellor of Germany” requested him how he – and by extension, the U.S. – would reply if, hypothetically, hundreds of individuals stormed Britain’s Home of Commons and killed two “bobbies,” or British cops, to cease the election of a Prime Minister.
François Mitterrand was France’s president between 1981 and 1995. He died in 1996.
Right here’s the video:
JOE SPIRALS: “Proper after I used to be elected… I went to a G7 assembly […] Mitterrand from Germany, I imply from France, checked out me, and mentioned, uh… suh mentioned… You realize… What? Why? How lengthy you again for?”
Francois Mitterrand died in 1996.pic.twitter.com/0KBknQCHNh
— The First (@TheFirstonTV) February 5, 2024
Biden is mainly seeing useless folks once more. This isn’t OK.