While US President Joe Biden’s first solo press conference since taking the office had significant remarks, Twitter users caught his “cheat sheet” and now netizens can’t keep calm. Several US media outlets even obtained pictures of several cheat sheets used by Biden on March 25 while addressing press which reportedly also included one with the headshots and names of the reporters he planned to call on. Even though Biden made affirmations about vaccination, China and other global issues, Twitter did not let the US President’s short notes get away easily. Most people were seen mocking Biden for not being able to remember his own policies for the United States.
Joe Biden had a cheat sheet with the names and faces marked of which journalists to call on, and he knew EXACTLY what questions would be asked of him.— Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) March 26, 2021
That was not a press conference—that was a play put on by bad faith actors in a pseudo-democracy. pic.twitter.com/ee56Xcg63M
How much of child poverty going to unaccompanied minors?— Blanche Victoria (@tammytabby) March 18, 2021
Joe Biden's needs cheat sheet to remember his OWN tax policy as he defends 'small to significant' tax increases on incomes of more than $400,000 to 'fight child poverty'-https://t.co/RnI7mzscpz
#JoeBidenPressConference was a disaster, even with a cheat sheet, endless notes to read answers from. #JoeBiden is not capable of being President so ask yourself who is really in charge. pic.twitter.com/JczFnqVFtP— Nikos ðï¸ (@conspiracynikos) March 26, 2021
How cute! @POTUS @JoeBiden 's cheat sheet to answer questions during his first press conference was a picture book!— Michael Wyszynski (@mwyszynski) March 26, 2021
I wonder if they let him color it in during his daily milk and cookies time before he lays on the floor in his circle for his nap? pic.twitter.com/FSGB2uxyPA
As per the New York Post report, apart from the names and headshots of the reporters, Biden also used ‘cheat sheets’ to assist with the facts about American infrastructure which is one of the key policy area US President is focussing on. Reportedly, as per the images surfaced on the internet, one bullet point in US President’s notes read, “The United States now ranks 13th globally in infrastructure quality — down from 5th place in 2002.”
However, despite having facts on the handy notes, Biden slipped up while answering the reporters and said America ranked 85th in the world in infrastructure before correcting himself. The press tool for the Thursday briefing of Joe Biden was reportedly limited to 25 reporters. He reportedly only took questions from the journalists whose names and outlets he read from a cue card, a photo of which shows circled numbers around selected reporters.
Meanwhile, Biden on March 25 said that Washington is working with its partners and allies to hold China accountable to adhere to the rules. Concerning China, Biden had made similar remarks in the first Quad leaders summit held earlier this month with Prime Ministers of India, Japan, Australia. Biden also called for democracies to work in cooperation against China.
"Earlier this month, and apparently got the Chinese attention, that's not why did it, I met with our allies and -- how we're going to hold China accountable in the region, Australia, India, Japan, the United States, the so-called Quad because we have to have democracies working together," he said.