‘No, I’m joking’: Biden confuses audience with remark about ‘second husband’

While it is hardly newsworthy when President Joe Biden utters another incomprehensible gaffe, one comment during a recent address attracted some attention on social media.

The president celebrated signing into law a bipartisan infrastructure bill, at one point confusing some viewers with a comment about a “second husband.”

“I’m getting worried, you know?”

His remarks on Monday during a signing ceremony in which he called the $1.2 trillion package a “monumental step forward.”

As he acknowledged those who were instrumental in securing its passage through Congress, he struggled to find the correct title for Doug Emhoff, husband of Vice President Kamala Harris.

Though Biden attempted to play it off with a joke, it apparently failed to land for many who were watching.

“I want to thank everyone who helped make this happen,” the president said. “Vice President Harris, my Cabinet members, my White House team, Jill, Doug, our first lady, and our … second husband. No, I’m joking.”

He went on to suggest a close bond between Emhoff and first lady Jill Biden, saying: “These guys travel all over the country together. I’m getting worried, you know? And Doug is one hell of a lawyer besides.”

“America is moving again”

Of course, that was not the only gaffe on his part during the ceremony, including when he appeared to misplace his face mask.

The president sought to send the message that better days are ahead with his motto: “America is moving again.”

Recent polls, however, reveal that many Americans are not being swayed by the Democratic Party’s political platitudes. Biden’s approval rating is hovering around 40% in most surveys and Harris is performing even worse.

It remains to be seen if the infrastructure bill’s success will help reverse the party’s fortunes, but the first 10 months of the current administration have proven to be a time of marked decline in living standards and growing disillusionment with authority.

Underneath it all is the ongoing speculation about his mental acuity amid a series of incoherent and doddering public statements. Biden has not helped his cause in this regard, going so far as to insinuate that his own administration is limiting his access to reporters.

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