WATCH: Biden takes off mask to cough and shake hands as FLOTUS battles COVID

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President Joe Biden took off his mask to cough just before giving a speech.

Biden appeared on Tuesday to give a speech announcing his signing of the Inflation Reduction Act. He came out with his mask on, but he took it off to cough into his hand — just hours after it was revealed his wife, first lady Jill Biden, tested positive for the coronavirus.

The article goes on to state the following:

Joe Biden, who gave the speech in the White House State Dining Room after coming back from a weeklong vacation at Kiawah Island, South Carolina, was joined by House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).


Biden, who has just recovered from his own case of Covid, reportedly tested negative for the virus on Tuesday.

The report notes that coughing is considered to be one of the main ways the virus spreads.

Biden shook hands with Schumer, then took his mask off to cough into his hand.  After signing the bill, he handed the pen to Sen. Joe Manchin, whose support for the bill allowed it’s passage.  Manchin took the pen and shook hands with Biden.

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17 COMMENTS

  1. Yeah let’s cough into hand, then shake hands and pass a pen with that same hand. We got such a dumb president. Whats the point of wearing a mask and then cough into hand?!

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