Donald Trump made it a US election campaign topic: At 78, Democrat Joe Biden is far too old to be president.
Now Biden injured himself - is it good food for Trump?
took office at the
age of 78
- making history the oldest elected
during the election campaign
- and allegedly poor health.
has injured himself - and Trump reacts promptly on
Washington - The
US President Donald Trump
his Democratic challenger
Joe Biden *
repeatedly in the election campaign *.
Too quiet, too boring and, above all, too old for the office of
President of the United States of America
is his rival, so
But with his calm demeanor,
the race for the
White House in the end
and is now, even if Trump still does not want to accept that, as "President-Elect".
But one result could
assumptions about the age and health of the Democrat: It was announced on Sunday that
undergoing medical treatment and is injured.
newly elected US President
on his right foot
while playing with his dog on Saturday
This is what his doctor said in an official statement.
The 78-year-old slipped
while playing with the
German Shepherd Major
A motorcade took the injured Joe Biden to an orthopedic specialist in Delaware.
© Carolyn Kaster / AP / dpa / Picture Alliance
Will President-Elect Joe Biden now be sworn in with crutches?
doctor's visit, his team had publicly announced the examination by an orthopedic surgeon "as a precautionary measure" - probably to
renewed, wild speculations about alleged
health problems of the Democrat
Biden team is
now clear: his
doctor Kevin O'Connor
determined "hairline (small) fractures of the metatarsus" after the examination.
Because of the damaged
"likely need an orthopedic boot for several weeks," said
Video: Joe Biden in private - The new US President in portrait
His two dogs are
very dear to
and his wife Jill brought
German Shepherd Mayor
out of the
, while the
German Shepherd Champ
has been living with them since 2008.
dogs have a long tradition:
had the Portuguese water dog Bo,
George W. Bush
the Scottish terrier Barney,
the Labrador Buddy.
Trump moved in
here as the first president in more than a century without a dog, many Americans are now looking forward to the
, who is also a trained rescue dog.
Joe Biden got his German Shepherd Major from the DHA shelter in Wilmington in 2018.
With him, a dog will move from the animal shelter to the White House for the first time next year.
© Stephanie Carter / Delaware Humane Association / dpa / Picture Alliance
Twitter: Trump comments on Biden's injury
is to be
as the new
on January 20
There are still a few weeks until then, so that the
could recover enough and perhaps even
take part in the ceremony
, however, still does not want to surrender and continues to speak of “massive electoral fraud” - without presenting any reliable evidence.
In view of
unfortunate injury and that
otherwise not at a loss for caustic comments, the
would have been expected to
have a completely different
Because his post on
Get well soon!
- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 30, 2020
“Get well soon!”, Writes
a speedy recovery.
shows a video of the US news channel
, can be seen on how
No mockery, no mockery, almost conciliatory words Trump hits here.
Only the next few weeks will
tell whether he will now
Biden's election victory in a
manner and vacate the executive chair in the White House.
continues - despite his injury - unwaveringly with the preparations for
taking over government
. On Sunday evening, almost at the same time as his
injury became known
, he announced the heads of the designated
communications team of the White House
, for example, is set to become Biden's government
, since she was, among other things, communications director of the White House and spokeswoman for the State Department under President Obama.
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