Joe Biden: 10 facts you may not know about the President

● Joe Biden: 10 facts you may not know about the U.S President

● Jeo Biden bcame President of America after defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 General elections. Here are some facts about him

10. Jeo Biden’s full name is Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. who was born on November 20, 1942

President Joe Biden was born in 1942 in Scranton, Pensylvania in the United States. He served as the 47th Vice President during former President Barrack Obama tenure. He’s from Delaware. He represented them in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009. He’s the 46th President of America.

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9. He is a car enthusiast

Joe Biden is a car enthusiast. He’s father, Joseph Biden Sr. was ones a car dealership manager. His dad gifted him a 1967 Corvette Stingray on his wedding day. The President still drives that car till today. He said he loves it not for anything but he memories it brings each time he rides it. “I love this car, nothing but incredible memories. Everytime I get in, I think of my dad and Beau” the President said in a video shared on Twitter in August 2020. Biden was seen driving an electric vehicle months ago as a sign to promote the purchase of more electric vehicles to help curb climate crisis. President Joe Biden drives electric car, showcasing a way to fight climate change

8. Joe Biden was sworn into America’s Senate office while in hospital

Joe Biden was sworn into America’s Senate office while he was in the hospital battling for the life of his family in a car accident that claimed the life of his first wife, Neilia and 13 month old daughter, Naomi Amy. He was in the hospital when he was sworn in in January 1973.

7. He likes a lot of ice screen

Joe Biden loves ice cream. The President said he consumes a lot of ice cream. The President revealed he spent a lot on ice cream during his campaign, over $10,000 but he said they were gifts from campaign donors.

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6. Joe Biden ran for President on three occasions

President Joe Biden tried to occupy the highest position of America on three time. All of which he became President on his third bid. His first was in 1987, When he launched his Presidential bid but dropped after a video went viral oh him giving a speech at the local State Fair which he quoted United Kingdom Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock without attribution.

He again ran in 2008 for the Democratic nomination before dropping out after finishing fifth. He ran again for the third term with his running mate kamala Harris where he won the elections in 2020 and became President in 2021 after his inauguration.

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5. Joe Biden is a devout Catholic

He became United States’ second Catholic President after John F. Kennedy. He has always been a Catholic. Biden would carry Beau’s rosary in his pocket for Sunday Mass. He referenced the Catholic hymn “On Eagle’s Wings” during his victory speech in November. Biden revealed the song was very important for his late son beau who died of brain cancer in 2015.

4. Moved American troops from Afghanistan after over two decades of war

Joe Biden in his first year in office as President of the United States pulled out American troops from Afghanistan. The President emphasized it was time for them to come home, noting that it was a new era. Talithen took over Afghanistan capital, Kabul and toppled the Ashrah Ghani’s government. Read more β–  (Video) It was time to end Afghanistan war, it’s the best & wise decision for America & it was successful – President Biden

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4. Joe Biden is the oldest President in the history of America

He is the oldest President in American history. He was 78 when he defeated Trump and became President. The President is already 79 and will be 80 next year. The White House had earlier sent a signal, revealing The President may run for a second term. President Biden, who’ll be 82 in 3yrs time says he’ll run for the 2024 elections. If this happens, he would be 86years after his second term.

3. He’s a dog lover

Biden has two dogs who are currently in the White House with him. The two German Shepherds, Major and Champ joined the President and his wife Jill in the White House.

2. Biden was a high school football star

He was leading scorer on the private Catholic School’s undefeated football team. “He was the guy that was the main pass catcher. We were seniors in 1960 so throwing the ball was almost a mortal sin. But he caught seven or eight touchdown passes in eight games, which was a lot for back then” one of his teammates, Michael Fay told The New York Times in November 2020 after he won the elections.

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1. He managed to overcome childhood stuttering

Joe Biden was a stutter but managed to overcome it. He revealed how he was bullied and stigmatised over a debilitating childhood stuttering. “I can think of nothing else that has over stripped me of my dignity as quickly and as profoundly and as thoroughly as when I stuttered in grade school” Joe said in a 2008 speech to the American Institute for Stuttering.

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