This week, President Biden avoided other global leaders and missed a NATO leadership dinner. The White House cited the president’s workload as the reason for his early departure for his hotel room in Vilnius, Lithuania.
In Biden’s absence, Secretary of State Antony Blinken attended in his stead. Biden, who has just been in Europe this week, spent the day on the beach unwinding before leaving.
According to Fox News, the 80-year-old has missed a dinner with global leaders three times while traveling abroad.
The article also stated that the White House originally did not react when asked for a statement about Biden’s absence.
Biden declined the NATO dinner due to the fact that he has four days of work in front of him and would be giving a speech that requires his immediate attention, the White House subsequently stated.
The president’s snub occurred after he assured Turkish President Recep Erdogan that he would be re-elected in 2024 and that they would cooperate for the following five years, according to the Daily Mail.
The octogenarian allegedly expressed optimism about his chances of succeeding in 2024 despite growing worries regarding his health and age.
By the conclusion of his second term, Biden would be 86 years old, and already his challengers are raising concerns about his workload and ability to do his duties completely.
According to numbers compiled by RNC Research, the president is said to have spent around 353 days (or 39.2 percent of his term) traveling, as Breitbart News reported.
The beach beside his vacation house in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, has become his preferred location to unwind.
After prior insights concerning Biden’s work-shy conduct, the most recent numbers on his time away from the White House are available now.
According to Breitbart News, Biden was reported to have spent a historic 150 days at his residence in Delaware in the 18 months following his election as president in Aug. 2022.
He apparently resided in Camp David the past year while the world watched Kabul, Afghanistan succumb to the Taliban and huge evacuations get underway.
While former President Barack Obama spent just 38 days of his admin. at rental homes in Hawaii or Martha’s Vineyard, former President Trump spent 132 days of his absence from the White House at his own estates, whether it was Mar-a-Lago during the winter or New Jersey during the summer.
Throughout his whole administration, former President George W. Bush only spent 100 days at his ranch in Texas.