The president of the United States, Joe Biden, fell to the ground this Saturday during a bike ride near the beach in the state of Delawarewhere he is spending the weekend with his wife, Jill Biden.
The 79-year-old president lost his balance when he stopped to greet several neighbors, but members of the Secret Service He was quickly helped to his feet.
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“I’m fine,” the Democratic leader responded to the press, explaining that he fell because they stayed shoes hooked on the pedals.
The mishap occurred during a morning bike ride he took with his wife, dressed in sportswear, helmet and gloves, in Rehoboth Beach (Delaware), where he spends the weekend, since Monday is a holiday.
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Questioned about other issues, he stated that he is studying a possible reduction in tariffs on China and that “soon” he will speak with his counterpart from the Asian giant, Xi Jinping.
He also said to be “glad“for the agreement of a group of Democratic and Republican senators to advance a bill with some arms control measures.
In March of last year, Biden tripped three times climbing the stairs of the presidential plane, the Air Force Onebut the White House downplayed the matter.