Without having railroads, Biden says he traveled by train over the Baltimore bridge 'many times'

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, has once again been in the public eye after claiming to have traveled on several occasions by train across the bridge that collapsed in Baltimore, despite the fact that the structure does not have railway lines.

At a press conference to talk about the collapse of one of the largest and busiest bridges on the planet, the president assured reporters that he had crossed the Francis Scott Key Bridge “many, many times” by train or car.

“At approximately 1:30 (a.m. Tuesday), a container ship collided with the Francis Scott Key Bridge, which I have passed many, many times traveling from the state of Delawarewhether by train or car,” said the president.

“I have been to the port of Baltimore many times,” he added. “And the bridge collapsed, throwing several people and vehicles into the water, into the river.”

After these statements, the president was harshly questioned by both social media users and communicators who emphasized that the bridge in Maryland It does not have railway tracks.

“Just another example of his mental trainwreck,” the conservative podcast host tweeted. Chad Prather.

For its part, the White House clarified that Biden was “clearly” describing the conduct.

“The president was clearly describing how he crossed the bridge while traveling between Delaware and DC,” the White House official said in a statement to Fox News.

They criticize Biden for his deteriorated memory

Biden's health and his ability to run for re-election as a Democratic candidate have been strongly questioned by both Republicans and Americans themselves in the face of these types of events.

Last month, the report of the special counsel who investigated Biden for alleged mishandling of classified documents noted that the president has a quite impaired memory.

According to surveys, his advanced age worries voters and could detract from his votes in the November 5 elections, when he will likely face the former Republican president. donald trump (2017-2021), who is only three and a half years younger than him. * With information from EFE