President Biden met with Israeli Prime Minister Isaac Herzog at the White House Tuesday with tensions between the two countries mounting over Israel’s plans to overhaul the nation’s judicial system.
And Mr. Biden played host amid withering criticism from both Democrats and Republicans about his stance toward Israel.
Still, Mr. Biden used the meeting to reaffirm the U.S.’s commitment to Israel without mentioning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is driving the judiciary overhaul and has been snubbed by the Biden White House.
“This friendship, I believe, is just simply unbreakable,” Mr. Biden said ahead of the meeting with Mr. Herzog.
Mr. Herzog echoed the sentiment, assuring reporters that the nations “may have some differences” but share an “unbreakable bond.”
Again Joe had problems with remaining normal!
80-year-old Joe Biden hunched over and mumbled incoherently during the meeting.
“And we brought Israelis and Palestinians together on a political level and they uh – uh – and they uh – and uh [unintelligible].
BIDEN: *mumbling* pic.twitter.com/OF6YvAHg5l
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) July 18, 2023
Do you know how old folks tend to smack their lips when they’re speaking? Turn the volume up and listen to Joe’s smack-clicking noise as he uh-uh gulps for words.
You know how old folks tend to smack their lips when they’re speaking? Turn the volume up and listen to Joe’s smack-clicking noise as he uh-uh gulps for words. pic.twitter.com/CqHQFiExtV
— Joni Job (@jj_talking) July 18, 2023
Joe Biden made an uncomfortable joke about his memory loss.
“As I’ve often said, if it wasn’t for Israel [unintelligble], and uh, 75 years, 75 years. It’s hard to believe. Hardly do I even remember two-thirds of those,” Biden said.
The Israeli president awkwardly smiled probably had some questions about that statement that will remain in his head only!
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