President Biden has described himself as the “first Black woman to serve with a Black president,” once again twisting his words, his latest gaffe as he struggles to reassure voters that he is still fit to lead.

The 81-year-old president made the slip as he struggled to find the right phrase during an interview Thursday on Philadelphia’s black radio station WURD as part of an Independence Day media blitz, a week after his disastrous debate performance.

Biden appeared to stumble as he described serving as former President Barack Obama’s vice president and then choosing Kamala Harris as his own.

“By the way, I’m proud to be, as I said, the first vice president, the first Black woman, to serve with a Black president,” he told host Andrea Lawful-Sanders.

Elsewhere in the interview, Biden boasted about nominating the first Black woman, Ketanji Brown Jackson, to the Supreme Court and also choosing the first Black woman to serve as vice president.

The stumble, however, was just one of several slip-ups and mistakes Biden made during the interview — which was intended to reassure voters that his debate fiasco was just a bad night.

At one point, he made the bizarre claim that he was the “first president elected by the entire state of Delaware, when I was a kid.”

He also said he understood black people’s struggle for representation — because he didn’t think Catholics could be president before John F. Kennedy was elected more than six decades ago.

Biden made the reference as he told the host he knew what Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination meant to “a young girl who’s in school and having trouble.”

“I looked at John Kennedy and said, ‘Well, he — John — he got elected. Why can’t I get elected?’” Biden said. “People need things to look up to.”

The series of lapses comes as concerns about the president’s age are growing — especially after his disastrous debate against former President Trump last week.

Still, Ammar Moussa, a spokesman for Biden’s reelection campaign, was quick to criticize the media for highlighting the president’s latest stumbles.

“This is absurd,” Moussa tweeted.

“It was abundantly clear what the president meant. This would be considered a perfectly normal speech pattern for anyone else in America, and it certainly has been normal for Joe Biden throughout his career. What are we doing now?”

Via New York Post.


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