Biden says Finnish reporter may not ‘be able to go home,’ confuses Iceland and Ireland

Posted on AllSides July 13th, 2023
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President Biden grew flustered with a reporter here Thursday and angrily told her that she doesn’t know if she will make it home — after he confused the nations of Iceland and Ireland, the latter of which he called his “home” despite nearly two centuries of genealogical distance.

Iida Tikka, of Finland’s public broadcaster YLE, was the second member of the press in two days to provoke a presidential outburst in response to a question.

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