One of the major themes of Joe Biden critics during the campaign is whether Biden was physically and mentally fit to lead the nation.
So it was very concerning when “Biden appeared twice in front of reporters on Friday, speaking with a raspy voice, repeatedly clearing his throat, coughing, and wiping his nose,” according to Breitbart News.
However the White House was quick to deliver their public relations strategy for the concerning imagery.
Jen Psaki said the official position of the White House is that the coughs were “not a concern.”
“I think there are a range of reasons why we may need to clear our throat or we may have a little light cold and that’s certainly something that presidents, elected officials, reporters, spokespeople can confront,” said Psaki. “But it’s not an area where we have a medical concern.”
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