President Joe Biden made a comment involving children and ice cream before delivering a speech in the East Room of the White House on the one-year anniversary of the Inflation Reduction Act. As he was about to address the audience, President Biden took a moment to engage with the children present.
“I want to say one thing to your children. I know some really great ice cream places around here and daddy owes you, so talk to me afterwards,” President Biden remarked.
Following this interaction, President Biden proceeded to discuss his administration’s response to the challenges posed by rising costs of everyday essentials, such as groceries and gas. The Inflation Reduction Act has been a central focus of his administration’s efforts to address these concerns.
President Biden has occasionally faced criticism for comments deemed inappropriate or offbeat. However, this ice cream remark appeared to be a light-hearted attempt to connect with the younger members of the audience before discussing more serious matters related to the economy.