President Biden seemed misplaced within the woods throughout a tree-planting ceremony on the South Garden of the White Home on Monday when staffers wanted to level him in the appropriate path.
The 79-year-old president and First Woman Jill Biden had simply planted a tree in honor of groundskeeper Dale Haney’s 50 years of working on the White Home.
The president then walked off into the backyard earlier than turning round and asking, “The place are we going?”
President Joe Biden and first girl Dr. Jill Biden assist plant a tree on the South Garden of the White Home to honor Dale Haney on Oct. 24, 2022 in Washington, D.C. Yuri Gripas / Pool by way of CNP /Medi
Staffers are heard off digicam telling a baffled Biden how you can get again contained in the White Home.
“What if I wish to go that means?” the president seems to ask at one level, to which somebody responds off digicam, “You’ll be able to go that means if you need.”
“You are able to do no matter you need,” one other staffer assures the president.
“Yeah, I discover how a lot freedom I’ve,” Biden seems to joke as he joins his spouse and begins strolling within the appropriate path.
Simply final week, Biden appeared misplaced and confused after ending a speech in Pittsburgh.
The commander-in-chief — who turns 80 subsequent month — spun round on stage trying to find the exit earlier than discovering it and hustling off stage, showing to mumble to himself within the course of.
Biden additionally confused onlookers and his handlers alike as he wandered away from the rostrum throughout a speech at FEMA headquarters in regards to the devastation brought on by Hurricane Ian.
When President Biden was instructed which strategy to go by staffers, he responded by saying, “What if I wish to go that means?” C-Span
Throughout an interview with MSNBC final week, the president additionally appeared to zone out throughout a query about what his spouse thinks of him working once more in 2024.
“Mr. President —,” MSNBC’s Jonathan Capehart interjected after being met with an extended, awkward silence after asking the president the query.
In April, Biden additionally appeared to get confused onstage after a speech, extending his hand to nobody after finishing remarks to college students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State College in Greensboro.
There was nobody else on stage and nobody from the applauding crowd approached the president when he appeared to attempt to interact within the handshake, footage from the occasion confirmed.