teases Biden with seaside invitation

34 teases Biden with seaside invitation

President Luis Abinader of the Dominican Republic put his US counterpart Joe Biden in sizzling water this week, promoting a Caribbean resort to the American chief identified for spending a number of time on the seaside.

Throughout a photograph op on the White Home on Thursday, Abinader stated he was trying ahead to the 2025 Summit of the Americas, “the place we are going to proceed to develop the bonds of safety, prosperity and democracy that bind us collectively.”

“And that summit can be in Punta Cana, so that you’ll have time to be on the seaside,” Abinader added.

Punta Cana is on the island nation’s Coconut Coast, residence to many lavish resorts alongside the 30-kilometer stretch of sandy seashores and crystal-clear waters.

Abinader’s pleasant quip changed into a humiliation for Biden, nonetheless, because the American public assumed the Dominican president was mocking the US chief over his propensity for seaside breaks.

In accordance with an estimate by a Republican outfit in Could, Biden had spent 40% of his presidency on trip, primarily at his residence in Rehoboth Seashore, Delaware. His most up-to-date journey was in October, after the outbreak of the Israel-Gaza conflict, prompting rapper ‘50 Cent’ to name the president out in a viral social media put up.

“We bought some actual sh*t occurring out right here Joe,” the rapper wrote on Instagram. “What’s the plan, to get a tan and chill? Come on now.” 

The Summit of the Americas was began by US President Invoice Clinton in 1994, “to advertise financial development and prosperity all through the Americas based mostly on shared democratic values.” The newest one was held in California in 2022. 

Abinader and Biden additionally mentioned the safety state of affairs in Haiti, which shares an island with the Dominican Republic. The US chief thanked the Dominican president for his help of Ukraine, in response to the White Home’s readout of their assembly.

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