in Massachusetts speech on climate change blames oil industry for cancer

The president of USA, Joe Bidencaused a stir when he spoke about cancer this Wednesday in Somerset, Massachusetts, during a speech in which the president outlined his government’s actions to combat climate change.

“That’s why I and so many other people I grew up with have cancer and why, for a long time, Delaware had the highest cancer rate in the nation,” Biden said.

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The president was describing the health effects of emissions from refineries located near his childhood home in Claymont, Delaware.

The president had melanomawhich is a type of skin cancer, but it was removed some time ago, so it was not immediately clear if he had a slip of speech or was reporting a relapse.

In the medical report of the White House of 2021 it is clarified that the president has not presented relapses.

The spokesman for the White HouseAndrew Bates, shared a tweet from the columnist of the Washington PostGlenn Kessler, who pointed out that Biden he had his melanoma removed before he took office.

The correspondent of Fox NewsJacqui Heinrich, assured in a tweet that officials of the White House they informed him that the president “referred to the previous removal of the skin cancer in his comments from Massachusetts. Biden erroneously stated (in the present tense) that he has cancer“.

Biden presented a plan with which the government of USA will dedicate 2 thousand 300 million dollars to fight the extreme heat and other harmful effects of the climate change.

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On July 8, Biden was criticized in the social networks after I said the phrase “end of quote, repeat the line” for a while. speech on the protection of the reproductive rights of women in USA.

“It should be noted that the percentage of women who register to vote and cast their ballots is consistently higher than the percentage of men who do. End of quote. Repeat the line. Women are not without electoral power and/or political power. —Let me be precise: it is not “and/or”— or political power”, said Biden during the speech.

An assistant to the White House, Emilie Simmonsaffirmed in networks that the president Biden He had said, “Let me repeat this.” Even the transcript of the White Housewhich was published after Biden was criticized, include the phrase as presented Simmons.

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