Former President Donald Trump confused former President Barack Obama with President Joe Biden in a video about the New Hampshire campaign.
At the election campaign appearance The video showsTrump referred to Obama as if he was still president.
The new viral moment comes as concerns grow as contestants age. Biden, 80, referred to his Vice President Kamala Harris as “President Harris” during an appearance at the White House on Monday, November 13, 2023.
Trump made the Obama comments on Saturday, November 11, 2023, in New Hampshire. It’s not the first time that Trump still called Obama president. According to ForbesTrump has mixed up Obama and Biden in recent months.
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In the speech, former President Donald Trump said that President Obama “should resign immediately”
According to NewsweekTrump was talking about Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán when he commented on Obama, confusing him with Biden.
“You interviewed him two weeks ago and said, what advice would you give to President Obama? The whole world seems to be exploding and imploding,” Trump said in the speech. “And he said, ‘It’s very simple. He should resign immediately and be replaced by President Trump, who has kept the world safe. “And I’m not just talking about the United States.”
According to Newsweek, the Biden campaign has pushed the media to cover Trump’s misrepresentations the same way they covered Biden’s.
Business Insider reported that Trump also recently referred to Orban as the leader of Turkey, when in fact he is the leader of Hungary.
Former President Trump has confused Joe Biden and Barack Obama before
According to MediaiteThis isn’t the first time Trump has falsely claimed Obama is still president.
In October 2023, he spoke to “The Brian Kilmeade Show.”
“Trump once again confuses who is currently president, forcing Kilmeade to correct him.” wrote the Biden-Harris campaign on Xshare the video.
“Brian, this is all about Iran and Obama doesn’t want to, he doesn’t want to talk about it, he doesn’t want to mention it. He doesn’t even mention them in his statement. “It all comes from Iran,” Trump said in a radio interview.
Kilmeade replied, “You mean President Biden.”
In the more detailed exchange, according to Mediaite, Trump replied, “I mean Obama too,” and Kilmeade asked him. “Who do you mean?” Trump then responded: “You know Obama and Biden. But Obama is Biden’s boss. I guess you didn’t really know that.”
Biden, for his part, has referred to Vice President Kamala Harris as president six times. according to Fox News. The mix-up on November 13, 2023 occurred when Biden greeted the Stanley Cup winners at the White House and referred to “President Harris” in his speech while the athletes flanked him.
According to Forbes, “Trump also referred to Obama when he clearly meant Biden at a rally in Ottumwa, Iowa, on October 1, twice in an interview with Fox News Radio on October 11, and three times during a speech to faith leaders in Washington on September 15th.” .”
Jessica McBride is a news reporter who covers breaking news, politics and crime for Heavy. She is a former reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Waukesha Freeman newspapers in Wisconsin and is a senior lecturer in journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. More about Jessica McBride