It’s true. Joe Biden checked his watch during the dignified transfer of the servicemembers killing in Afghanistan at the airport. You can see him jerk his left hand to pull the watch out from under his sleeve, then look down at it. pic.twitter.com/M3QVzJbTIm
— Nicholas Fondacaro (@NickFondacaro) August 29, 2021
Biden was receiving the bodies of the 13 U.S. service members killed in Kabul Conservatives and veterans attacked President Biden for appearing to look at his watch during a ceremony for the 13 U.S. service members killed in an ISIS-K suicide bombing near the Kabul airport in Afghanistan last week.
Biden met with the families of the troops killed in the attack, and he also attended the “dignified transfer” of the fallen troops, a military ritual of receiving the remains of those killed in foreign combat, while at Dover Air Force Base.
During the event, Biden appeared to look down at his watch, sparking criticism from conservatives.
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WNU Editor: Cannot tell much from the above video.
Update: President Biden met some of the family members at Dover Air Base. I am sure it must have been awkward to meet this mother …. Biden is a ‘feckless, dementia-ridden piece of crap’: Mother of Marine killed in Kabul airport attack slams the President as he meets families of the 13 dead troops (Daily Mail).
Update #2: Another angle (see below).