Joe Biden called Cambodia, which is hosting an international summit led by Southeast Asian leaders, another high-profile misstep by Colombia.
“Now that we’re back here in Cambodia, I look forward to making even more progress than we’ve already made, and I want to thank the Prime Minister of Colombia for his leadership as ASEAN chair and for hosting us all,” he said.
He was referring to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who currently chairs the 10-member regional bloc.
president biden With the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, ASEAN in Phnom Penh and the G20 summit in Indonesia, we are in the middle of a whirlwind journey.
Just a few weeks ago, he made a mistake in a speech when he asked if there was a late congresswoman in the audience.
He hurled insults at a conference on hunger, nutrition and health because he apparently forgot that Jackie Walorski, a former Republican representative from Indiana, died in a car crash in August.
On Sept. 28, the 79-year-old looked around Washington’s room and said, “Jackie, are you there? Where’s Jackie? She must not be here.”