President Biden appeared to bump his caput while exiting Marine One aft flying backmost to Washington, D.C., from Delaware connected Sunday.
Biden, stepping pinch first woman Jill Biden, did not look to respond aft bumping into nan apical framework of Marine One's exit. The incident comes amid heated statement complete Biden's continued intelligence fitness for agency aft Special Counsel Robert Hur revealed nan 81-year-old has important representation issues.
Biden departed his location successful Delaware conscionable earlier 10 p.m. arsenic nan 4th fourth of nan Chiefs-49ers Super Bowl began.
Last week, Hur's study connected Biden's handling of classified worldly fueled questions astir Biden’s intelligence acuity erstwhile it described nan president arsenic "a sympathetic, well-meaning, aged man pinch a mediocre memory" who could not callback specifications of important life events. Biden past held a last-minute White House property convention to conflict nan notion, but nan arena was slammed arsenic a "political disaster," moreover by The New York Times.
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Moments aft insisting that his representation was "fine," Biden proceeded to mention to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi arsenic nan "president of Mexico." Biden past went disconnected book and took questions from reporters astatine random, prompting a combative speech pinch CNN analogous MJ Lee, who asked astir Americans who are concerned astir his age.
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"They've expressed concerns astir your intelligence acuity," Lee told Biden. "They opportunity that you're excessively old. Mr. President, you told maine successful December that you judge location are galore Democrats who could conclusion Donald Trump. So why does it person to beryllium you now?"
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Polls person many times shown that a mostly of Americans and moreover Democrats judge Biden is excessively old to service a 2nd term. A caller canvass from ABC News/Ipsos recovered that 86% of Americans judge he is excessively aged to clasp office, while 62% said nan aforesaid for erstwhile President Trump, 77.
Criticism of Biden's property has grown much prevalent successful nan left-wing media successful caller days arsenic well, pinch hosts connected "The View" going truthful acold arsenic to opportunity Vice President Kamala Harris aliases California Gov. Gavin Newsom should switch him connected nan Democratic ticket.
Fox News' Brian Flood and David Rutz contributed to this report.