President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle on Saturday and can be examined by an orthopedist on Sunday, Biden’s transition staff introduced.
Biden suffered the damage whereas enjoying together with his canine Main, his workplace mentioned Sunday.
“Out of an abundance of warning, he can be examined this afternoon by an orthopedist,” Biden’s workplace mentioned in a press release.
Biden arrived at Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists in Newark, Delaware, round 4 p.m. ET, in response to a pool reporter touring with Biden’s transition staff.
“The van was maneuvered in order that reporters and photographers couldn’t see the president elect as he left the motorcade and entered the constructing,” the reporter wrote within the pool report.
At age 78, Biden would be the oldest president to ever enter workplace when he’s sworn in on Jan. 20. President Donald Trump, 74, has repeatedly tried to painting Biden as senile and fragile due to his age.
Biden has waved off such assaults, arguing that he’s extra bodily match than Trump.
“With regards to Donald Trump versus me: Simply take a look at us,” Biden informed CNN in September. “Who appears to be in form? Who’s capable of transfer round?”
Biden’s doctor referred to as the previous vp “wholesome” and “vigorous” in a three-page medical abstract of Biden’s well being launched final 12 months.
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