The recent presidential hat-trick of falls on the Air Force One stairs sparked concerns over the health of the president, which were quickly dismissed by White House representatives. They blamed Biden’s falls on “tricky” stairs and strong winds. Could his trip to Ohio be confirmation of his fine health?
US President Joe Biden has seemingly recovered from the falling fit he appeared to be suffering from in an incident on 19 March, as he mounted and get off various aircraft during his recent trip to Ohio with ease. The latter was closely monitored by the press, partially because of interest in the president’s ability to cope with stairs.
His voyage to the Buckeye State started in Camp David where he mastered the five-step staircase to his Marine One helicopter without any accidents. The helicopter took president to Air Force One and this time neither the wind, nor the “tricky stairs” could detract from Biden’s trip.
Upon his arrival, Biden descended from the plane just as vigorously and deftly as he had managed to enter it and got on with his lengthy tour in Ohio. He was back in Washington in the wee hours, but the late arrival did not seem to affect his stamina as he quickly marched across the White House lawn from his helicopter, practically without stops.
Air Force One’s ‘Tricky Stairs’ Blunder
Biden’s vigorous tour to Ohio comes in the wake of concerns for his health sparked by the president’s ill-starred attempt to get up the Air Force One stairs…