Amid a stirring speech about why our inflation-stricken country is now pumping more than $50 billion into "semiconductor chips," President Joe Biden took a moment to shake hands with his big-spending pal Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) — despite having just coughed repeatedly into his hand, but don't worry, the president on Monday tested negative for COVID-19 — but then suffered an embarrassing viral moment when he almost immediately offered to shake hands with Schumer again, appearing to have forgotten that he had just done so.
Biden attempted to hide his faux pas with a weird "I-was-just-wiping-the-drool-off-my-chin" type of maneuver, but it was far too late. Twitter sees all.
This was not the first time the president has been spotted trying to shake hands with thin air.
In case you missed it, here was our super competent commander in chief just yesterday: