President Joe Biden was captured practically tripping down a set of stairs whereas visiting Japan for the G7 summit on Friday.
Footage of Mr Biden confirmed him fumbling his footing as he walked down a small set of stairs on the Itsukushima Shrine in Hiroshima, Japan.
Luckily, the president didn’t fall down the steps or seemingly injure himself as he caught himself earlier than making contact with the bottom.
Throughout his presidency, Mr Biden has been filmed a number of instances tripping or stumbling.
Earlier this yr, the president fell whereas strolling up the steps of Air Force One to depart from his shock journey to Ukraine and Poland.
Last yr, Mr Biden fell off his bike whereas talking with reporters in his hometown in Delaware.
In 2021, Mr Biden repeatedly fell whereas strolling up the steps of Air Force One – White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre instructed reporters it was extraordinarily windy that day.
Whenever Mr Biden is captured stumbling or falling, individuals will usually blame his age as he’s the oldest particular person to function president of the United States at 80 years previous. Mr Biden usually disputes feedback about himself not being cognitively or bodily match to function president.
The White House launched a well being abstract report from Mr Biden’s official physician, Kevin O’Connor, in February to show Mr Biden is in good well being.
After Mr Biden’s detect Friday, he greeted Japan’s prime minister, Fumio Kishida, and the 2 made their approach to take part in a gaggle photograph with different world leaders, forward of the G7 Summit weekend.
Mr Biden, Mr Kishida, Italy’s premier Giorgia Meloni, Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau, France’s president Emmanuel Macron, Germany’s chancellor Olaf Scholz, the UK’s prime minister Rishi Sunak, European Council president Charles Michel and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen posed in entrance of the Itsukushima Shrine.
The G7 members are anticipated to talk about Russian sanctions and supply help to Ukraine in addition to local weather change and China’s rising army buildup.