Joe Biden went to Iowa on Tuesday to announce the suspension of a federal rule stopping the sale of higher ethanol blend gasoline , however all anybody is speaking about is the supposed chicken poop assault.
The president was talking at a producing plant in Menlo when a small white drop fell down on his blue swimsuit jacket simply above the pocket.
Some folks ― particularly Republicans ― instantly thought the president was being pooped on.
And very like the fly that appeared on Mike Pence’s head through the 2020 vice presidential debate, the doable poop impressed a number of Twitter snark from the GOP and different Biden bashers.
Nonetheless, the Des Moines Register said that whereas there have been birds within the large silo the place Biden was talking, the white substance that fell on Biden’s jacket was really distillers grain, which it mentioned was a co-product of the ethanol manufacturing course of.
Bloomberg reporter Justin Sink ― who was on the occasion ― additionally mentioned the stuff that dropped on Biden was a little bit of corn as properly.
The White Home naturally mentioned it was the much less crappy substance.
On Wednesday, “Fox & Buddies” co-host Steve Doocy had questions on what he referred to as “birdpoopgate” for his son, White Home correspondent Peter Doocy.
“When the president began off speaking about blaming the Putin value hike, a chicken pooped on him. At what level did he understand that that had occurred?” the elder Doocy requested, according to Mediaite.com .
“Hopefully, earlier than he places that jacket on once more,” his son joked.