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Biden freezes during Juneteenth event, sparking health concerns

What's going on with Joe Biden? "He looks like a zombie"
What's going on with Joe Biden? "He looks like a zombie"
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1:26 PM EDT, June 11, 2024

A video showing Joe Biden freezing in place during a Juneteenth event (the anniversary of the emancipation announcement in the United States) has surfaced online. According to "The Wall Street Journal" reporters, Biden increasingly struggles during public appearances and interviews.

A video showing President Joe Biden standing still during an event at the White House is gaining significant attention on social media.

In a recording shared by the Republican National Committee (RNC), Biden stands still during the event while others, including Vice President Kamala Harris, dance to the music.

The video was shot at the White House during a holiday concert attended by 1,700 people, including singers Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle and rapper Doug E. Fresh.

In 2021, Joe Biden signed a law making June 19th a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. The last slaves were freed in Texas on June 19, 1865.

Black history is American history, said Biden in a speech during the event. This day reminds us that we have a lot more work to do, he continued.

What is happening with Joe Biden?

It's not the holiday, but Joe Biden's behavior is discussed the most. As "The Wall Street Journal reports," Joe Biden increasingly struggles during public appearances and interviews.

According to anonymous sources in the newspaper, the president's voice is barely audible during conversations, his speech is unclear, and he increasingly loses his train of thought. He also frequently uses notes during appearances.

It should be noted that "The Wall Street Journal" article was criticized for its narrative about Biden's alleged dementia, which was almost entirely based on the words of the president's political opponents.

Outlets such as CNN and "The Washington Post" published counterarguments, which highlighted inconsistent statements from Donald Trump and the fact that he fell asleep on the first day of his criminal trial in New York. Biden's critics also recall a report by prosecutor Robert Hur. Hur admitted that Biden mishandled classified documents but would not face charges because he is "an elderly man with a poor memory."

One internet user even remarked that Joe Biden looks like a zombie. - Biden looking lost, staring into space like a zombie - reads a comment online.

The U.S. presidential elections will be held on November 5th. According to a "The New York Times" and Siena College poll, if the voting were held now, 45% of voters would choose Joe Biden, while 46% would choose Donald Trump. The answer "don't know/hard to say" was selected by 8% of respondents.

Importantly, in the previous poll, the former U.S. leader received 48% of the votes, while the current president received 43%. "Mr. Biden’s tick upward appears to stem largely from his improved standing among traditional Democratic voters — he is winning a greater share of voters who supported him in 2020 than he did a month ago," the article states.

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