Donald Trump, Former US President, has expressed sympathy for President Joe Biden after falling from a bicycle, in a rare moment of goodwill between the two political rivals.
Trump, speaking at his American Freedom Tour in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday, said of Biden, “I hope he recovers, as you know, he fell off his bicycle today.”
“No, I’m serious. I hope he’s okay. He fell off a bicycle,” Trump said after the crowd responded with laughter.
President Donald Trump mentions Biden's bicycle fall "We do hope that Biden is okay, because that was a hard fall." pic.twitter.com/dFTuTA7IO7— RSBN 🇺🇸 (@RSBNetwork) June 18, 2022
Trump then joked: “I make this pledge to you today: I will never ride a bicycle again.”
“But no, we hope Biden is okay because he was a hard fall, he was scary. He was tough. Did anyone see it? Well, we wish him well in that regard.”
Trump’s brief moment of concern for Biden came amid a largely critical speech from his successor.
After discussing the bicycle incident, Trump immediately criticized Biden’s foreign policy, particularly his attitude toward Russian President Vladimir Putin and the US withdrawal from Afghanistan last year.
On Saturday night, Trump appeared to mock Biden’s fall when he shared a fake video on his Truth Social account that showed him hitting Biden in the head with a golf ball and causing him to fall off his bike.
The 79-year-old president fell off his bike Saturday morning while riding near his home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, but quickly got up and said he was “well.
He appeared injured when he stood up after the incident.By Rabiu Tajudeen