While speaking about protecting Social Security and Medicare and lowering prescription drug costs at OB Johnson Park Community Center in Hallandale Beach, Florida, President Joe Biden said that inflation was a worldwide problem due to the war in Iraq where his son Beau died, raising eyebrows across social media platforms.
“Inflation is a worldwide problem right now because of a war in Iraq… Excuse me the war in Ukraine. I’m thinking of Iraq because that’s where my son died,” Biden said.
Watch the clip above.
Later in the speech, Biden correctly remembered his son died of brain cancer six years after his deployment ended.
A few minutes after falsely saying that his son died in Iraq, Joe Biden then correctly says that he died of brain cancer (six years after his deployment ended). pic.twitter.com/nMPGvVV32n
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) November 1, 2022