Just call him Biden “two times.”
The President of the United States has declined to such a cognitive state where he apparently cannot even remember telling the same story minutes later.
At a gathering hosted by billionaire real estate heiress Amy Goldman Fowler, the 80-year-old president recalled his initial retirement after two terms as Barack Obama’s vice president, then shifted to recounting the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017.
“You remember those folks walking out of the fields literally carrying torches, with Nazi swastikas, holding them forward, singing the same vicious, antisemitic bile — the same exact bile — bile that was sung in — in Germany in the early ‘30s. And a young woman was killed. A young woman was killed.”
According to an official White House transcript, Biden went on to say “the former guy [then-President Donald Trump] was asked, ‘What do you think would happen?’ He was the sitting president. And he said, ‘I thought there were some very fine people on both sides.’ And I mean this sincerely, from the bottom of my heart, that’s when I decided I — I was going to run again.”
Following this, President Biden began telling the same story again,