Biden ridiculed for spelling out ‘dot’ in website URL: ‘He will literally read any words’
President Biden faced a backlash from Another embarrassing slip Monday while trying to share a website to stop student debt distribution scheme fraud.
Biden announced the launch of an online application portal for those who earn less than $125,000 a year to receive up to $10,000 in handouts. In connection with criticism of the plan, Biden has also promoted the Federal Trade Commission’s fraud reporting website.
However, Biden stumbled into promoting the FTC’s website, spelling out the word “dot” while giving the URL.
“If you receive any questionable calls, please let us know go to Fraud Reporting … Fraud Reporting, Department of Transportation, Federal Trade Commission, Point Government,” Biden said for website reportfraud.ftc.gov.
Social media users ridiculed the slip as the latest example of Biden is having a hard time speaking in public.
Washington Times columnist Tim Young wrote on Twitter, “Biden has gone so far as to literally read any words they put on the teleprompter in front of him.
“The glass-eyed Biden is getting his absolute ass back from the teleprompter,” CRTV Engagement Director Jason Hurton writes.
“Stand up strong, Joe! You’re the only one standing between us and Kamala,” YouTuber Todd Mason joked.
RNC Director of Rapid Response Research Tommy Piggott wrote: “I can’t make up this. They put the word ‘point’ in the teleprompter and he was so baffled that he said it instead of just saying ‘point’.”
“Joe Biden DOT explained this is [web] Today’s address. It’s really Ron Burgundy,” radio host Clay Travis tweeted.
Biden was also attacked on Monday for arguing that California gas was “always” $7 a gallon after gas prices went up.
Well, that’s always been the case here, Biden replied. “You know, it’s not – what – nationwide, [gas prices] It fell by about $1.35, and they are still down more than $1. But we will work on, housing is the biggest, which is the most important thing we have to do in terms of that.”
Biden originally announced the student debt distribution plan in August. The announcement received heavy criticism from Republican leaders and commentators while media critics praised it at the time. However, many media outlets were also Forced to admit faultsEspecially its effect on inflation.
The initial costs of the distribution plan were set at no less than $400 billion. The White House also failed to explain how to run the program without affecting record inflation rates.