Korean president Yoon Suk-yeol frets over ‘humiliating for Biden’ hot-mic flop

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A scorching mic caught South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol saying Wednesday he fears Congress “humiliating” President Biden by rejecting his $6 billion pledge to world well being initiatives — moments after Biden awkwardly meandered on stage at a Manhattan occasion.

Yoon instructed aides as he left a photograph op that the US president could also be in for some additional embarrassment after Biden appeared confused about what to do after he completed his remarks.

In line with a translation printed by the Washington Submit, Yoon mentioned, “It will be so humiliating for Biden if these idiots don’t go it in Congress.”

A special translation, by the South China Morning Submit, had Yoon saying, “How may Biden not lose rattling face if these f–kers don’t go it in Congress?”

It was one in every of a collection of uncomfortable moments on the Seventh Replenishment Convention of the UN’s World Fund to Struggle AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria — the place Microsoft co-founder Invoice Gates launched Biden, even if his friendship with pedophile Jeffrey Epstein in recent times has overshadowed his charitable giving.

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol spoke on the 77th session of the United Nations Basic Meeting.

A picture of President Biden at an NYC event.
President Biden regarded “confused” about the place to go after he completed his remarks at a NYC occasion.

A picture of President Biden at the UN General Assembly.
A mic caught South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol saying he fears Congress “humiliating” President Biden by rejecting his $6 billion pledge to world well being initiatives.

Biden exchanged gestures with fellow world leaders after his remarks on the Lenox Hill venue, checking with them to see if he must be strolling off the stage as Peter Sands, government director of the World Fund, delivered a 2-minute thanks earlier than calling the leaders on stage for a photograph.

Biden robotically walked from his podium towards stage proper, together with his forearms at 90-degree angles to his physique, earlier than abruptly halting and turning to face the viewers and provides a questioning expression to a gaggle together with Yoon, French President Emmanuel Macron, and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

“Mr. President! Thanks!” Sands mentioned, commanding Biden’s consideration and stopping him from strolling off stage.

A picture of South Korean President Yook Suk-yeol and President Biden.
An image of South Korean President Yook Suk-yeol speaking with President Biden after the Geneva-based World Fund to Struggle AIDS convention.

A picture of South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol.
In line with a translation printed by the Washington Submit, Yoon mentioned, “It will be so humiliating for Biden if these idiots do not go it in Congress.”

A picture of President Biden at an NYC event.
President Biden robotically walked from his podium towards stage proper, together with his forearms at 90-degree angles to his physique, earlier than abruptly halting and turning to face the viewers.

“On the finish of such a momentous occasion, the world thanks feels type of insufficient. However for the entire tens of millions whose lives will likely be saved, for the communities the place lives will likely be remodeled, thanks.”

After the group photograph, Yoon bowed respectfully towards Biden and shook his hand earlier than providing his extra candid appraisal on his approach out the door.


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