President Joe Biden falsely asked the late Rep. Jackie Walorski to address hunger, nutrition and health at a White House meeting.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Joe Biden’s “Where’s Jackie?” meme explained
Joe Biden’s meme calling out the late congresswoman’s name and Jackie Walorski are currently going around social media.
Biden made the opening remarks for a health event in Washington on Wednesday.
He said, “I want to thank all of you here, including elected officials from both parties, such as Representative McGovern, Senator Braun, Senator Booker, Representative Jackie, are you there?”
Plus, he continued, “Where’s Jackie? I thought she’d be here — to help make that happen.
“Are you there, Jackie? Where’s Jackie?”
Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) died in a car crash in August pic.twitter.com/cHc3b7zPmE
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) September 28, 2022
Indiana Republican Congressman Walorski died in a car accident on August 3 this year. Two of her colleagues were also killed in the accident. Upon investigation, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office concluded that Walorski’s vehicle was at fault in the collision.
Biden released a statement at the time of her death, claiming that he and the first lady were “shocked and saddened” by the tragic death of Varowski.
Meanwhile, White House press secretary Karin Jean-Pierre told the briefing that it was “not uncommon” for people to name the deceased at a “most important” time.
She continued, “I don’t find that confusing.”
Also, Jean-Pierre mentioned, “I mean, I think a lot of people can talk to people sometimes, and when you put people first, they’re the most important thing.”
Republicans and social media users react to Joe Biden’s mistakes
Many social media users took to Twitter to share their reactions to Joe Biden’s mistakes in the White House starvation incident. Some comments suggested they found his remarks rather disturbing.
“This will haunt him again,” one user wrote.
Also, another chimed in, “His condition is getting worse and his agent doesn’t care.”
Another user mentioned, “We are run by an elderly man. God help us.”
Meanwhile, some Republicans have also voiced their views on the US president’s latest mess. In addition, they asked Biden to apologize to Jackie Wallowski’s family.
Missouri Republican Representative Vicky Hartzler said: “This was a truly terrible and shameful mistake. Jackie was a selfless leader and dear friend.
She added, “Her family deserves better than this. Biden and the entire White House staff deserve an apology.