Joe Biden mentioned Cambodia, which is hosting an international summit led by Southeast Asian leaders, as Colombia stumbled in another high-profile blunder.
“Now that we are back in Cambodia, I look forward to making even more progress than we have already achieved, and I would like to thank the Prime Minister of Colombia for his leadership as ASEAN chair and for hosting us all,” he said.
He was referring to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who is currently chairing the 10-member regional bloc.
President Biden He is on a whirlwind tour during the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, ASEAN in Phnom Penh and the G20 summit in Indonesia.
Just a few weeks ago, he made a mistake in a speech when he Ask if there is a deceased congresswoman in the audience.
He blundered at a conference on hunger, nutrition and health after apparently forgetting that Jackie Walorski, a former Republican representative of Indiana, died in a car crash in August.
On September 28, the 79-year-old looked around Washington’s room and said, “Jackie, are you there? Where is Jackie? She must not be here.”