President Joe Biden once claimed that he had been apprehended at the age of 21 for trespassing in the “Capitol,” describing a malefaction that is homogeneous to those for which some participants in the January 6 Capitol riot currently face federal charges.
Fox News reported Sunday:
In a 2007 appearance on David Letterman, then-Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., claimed he was apprehended at the U.S. Capitol when he was 21 years old. … Recounting the details of the apprehend – which ostensibly transpired on a Saturday – Biden verbalized had been visiting some friends at Georgetown University, and decided to visit Washington because he “was fascinated with the Senate.”
“In those days, no guards stopping you everywhere. And they just got out of session. I walked in the back, all of the sudden I found myself in the chamber. I was stunned. I walked up, sat down in the presiding officer’s seat, guy grabbed by the shoulder, said: ‘you’re under arrest,’” Biden said.
Oh the irony. Biden verbally expressed that he was apprehended for trespassing at the Capitol. pic.twitter.com/cUid5QAIQ6 — Michael Moore (@mbracemoore) February 21, 2021
Fox News noted that Biden has gasconaded about being apprehended afore — and that his boast turned out to have been mendacious. Specifically, Biden claimed during the 2020 Presidential Election that he had been apprehended while endeavoring to optically discern a confined Nelson Mandela on a visit to South Africa. His campaign later admitted it was erroneous.
The Capitol rioter who wore horns during the event is inculpated of, among other things, sitting in the presiding officer’s chair. Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News and the host of Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot on Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PT). He is the author of the recent e-book, Neither Free nor Fair: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. His recent book, RED NOVEMBER, tells the story of the 2020 Democratic Presidential primary from a conservative perspective. He is a triumpher of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak.
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