Trump on Biden fall: 'I hope he wasn't hurt'
"That’s too bad. That’s a bad place to fall… That’s not inspiring," Trump added.
Former President Donald Trump on Thursday wished President Joe Biden well upon learning of the latter's fall while at a graduation ceremony for the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Biden suffered a major fall while on stage, appearing to crash onto his knees before fall sideways. He needed the aid of three people to stand back up.
Trump was speaking to campaign supporters in Iowa when he heard of the development, saying "[w]ell, I hope he wasn’t hurt. You gotta be careful about that because you don’t want that, even if you have to tiptoe down the ramp," according to The Hill.
"That’s too bad. That’s a bad place to fall… That’s not inspiring," he added.
Trump later recalled his own difficulties navigating a slippery ramp while speaking at the West Point graduation ceremony in 2020.
The White House has blamed the stumble on a sandbag on the stage.
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Biden has long faced criticism stemming from his age and alleged unfitness for office, with his propensity for making awkward gaffes and telling bizarre stories fueling such speculation.
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