Biden slammed for appearing to look at his watch during ceremony for dead Marines

Conservatives and veterans attacked President Biden for appearing to look at his watch during a ceremony for the 13 U.S. service members killed in an ISIS-K suicide bombing near the Kabul airport in Afghanistan last week.

Biden met with the families of the troops killed in the attack, and he also attended the “dignified transfer” of the fallen troops, a military ritual of receiving the remains of those killed in foreign combat, while at Dover Air Force Base on Sunday.

During the event, Biden appeared to look down at his watch, sparking criticism from conservatives.

“It’s true. Joe Biden checked his watch during the dignified transfer of the servicemembers killing in Afghanistan at the airport. You can see him jerk his left hand to pull the watch out from under his sleeve, then look down at it,” Nicholas Fondacaro, a news analyst for the Media Research Center, tweeted with a video.

“Many of us remember Pres Bush 41 checking his watch during a debate and how awful it looked (even though we all felt same way about that debate.) But this is shocking and will be remembered,” former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a Republican, tweeted with the video. – READ MORE

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