In an announcement this past Tuesday, Old Uncle Joe stated that “the first lady’s husband contracted COVID,” which sparked a flurry of movement before someone rushing up to remind Forgetful Old Joe from the sidelines that he, shockingly, was the first lady’s husband.
“look at the stage,” stated Biden, while pointing off to the side of the stage. “There’s been a little change in the arrangement of who’s on the stage, because of — the first lady’s husband contracted COVID, but … look at this room and what you’ll see …”
Quickly, someone off to the side motions rapidly to get Biden’s attention which sparked the President to step back slightly in order to hear the quiet message.
“Pardon me?” he stated, igniting a wave of laughter to sweep across the room, only growing in power and volume as Biden finally understood what he had actually said and added, “That’s right. She’s fine. It’s me … The second lady — the first gentleman — how about that?”
Joe Biden says "the First Lady's husband has tested positive for covid."
Somebody off to the side is then forced to remind him that is in fact him lmfao. pic.twitter.com/dbAL37OfBP
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) March 15, 2022
As reported by CNN:
“Earlier today, the Second Gentleman tested positive for Covid-19,” said Sabrina Singh, deputy press secretary for Vice President Kamala Harris. “Out of an abundance of caution, the Vice President will not participate in tonight’s event. The Vice President tested negative for Covid-19 today and will continue to test.”
Emhoff’s positive test is the first known case of Covid-19 among the first or second families since President Joe Biden and Harris took office in January 2021.
“I tested positive for COVID. My symptoms are mild and I’m grateful to be both vaccinated and boosted,” Emhoff said on Twitter Tuesday night. “If you have yet to get vaccinated and boosted, please don’t wait.”
As read in a report from Politico, Emhoff is not even considered to be any sort of “close contact” to the president. Harris, who has as of writing tested negative for the virus, was spending time with both Biden and Emhjoff over the past few days. Old Uncle Joe, claimed the official, “was tested this weekend as part of his regular cadence, and we will continue his regular cadence of testing.”
Biden is currently slated to take a trip to Brussels sometime next week in order to attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) conference in regards to the currently still raging invasion of Ukraine by Russia.
This photo from is this afternoon:
Doug Emhoff, VP Harris’ husband, just tested positive for COVID
Harris tested negative but is in the window when that could change
She stood next to President Biden and Democratic Hill leadership today
Biden is to go to Brussels next week pic.twitter.com/QYMXNIBItv
— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) March 15, 2022
Biden has seemed to have issues when it was time to officially announce Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, seemingly forgetting which state she represented.
Biden on his Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm:
"She was the former governor of a state of, uh…Michigan. Michigan? Wrong. She was the former state of—she was a governor." pic.twitter.com/f0cDY6uPJr
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) March 15, 2022
“Former Governor Jennifer Granholm of the Energy Department,” Biden stated, before going on, “I often kid her, and I wasn’t kidding early on when I was seeking the nomination, had she been born in America, she’d be standing here and I’d be sitting there.”
“She was the former governor of the state of — uh — Michigan. Michigan? Wrong. She was the former state of—she was a governor,” continued the President.