White House says Biden’s coughing fits are ‘lingering effects’ of COVID-19
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Tuesday that President Joe Biden’s coughing fits that have caught social media’s attention are merely the "lingering effects" of his previous COVID-19 diagnosis.
Jean-Pierre said Biden has now tested negative for four days in a row after he was seen repeatedly coughing through his speech touting the signing of the CHIPS legislation earlier Tuesday.
"He has tested negative Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and now today," Jean-Pierre said. "We have also said many times, I think during the briefing when we were talking about his COVID case, that he...