Joe Biden, President of USAfell this Saturday to the ground during a bike ride near the beach of the state of Delawarewhere he spends the weekend with his wife, Jill Biden.
The 79-year-old president lost his balance when he stopped to greet several neighbors, but members of the Secret Service He was quickly helped to his feet.
“I’m fine,” the Democratic leader told the press, explaining that he fell because a shoe got caught in the pedal.
After the fall, the White House reported that Biden did not require a medical review.
“As the president said, his foot got caught in the pedal getting off the bike and he’s fine. He doesn’t need medical attention. The president will spend the rest of the day with his family,” an official told reporters.
The mishap occurred during a morning bike ride that Biden took with his wife, dressed in sportswear, helmet and gloves, on Rehoboth Beach (Delaware), where he spends the weekend, taking advantage of the fact that Monday is a holiday in the United States.
On the situation with China and arms control
When asked about other matters, the president affirmed that a possible conduct of tariffs on China and that “soon” he will speak with his counterpart from the Asian giant, Xi Jinping.
He also said he was “happy” with the agreement of a group of Democratic and Republican senators to push through a bill with some gun control measures.
In March 2020, Biden tripped three times while climbing the stairs of the presidential plane, Air Force One, but the White House downplayed the matter.
(With information from EFE)