After a Republican National Committee social media account tried to make a giant deal out of President Joe Biden petting a canine throughout his Hawaii go to, the White House bit again.
On Monday, RNC Research tweeted: “Biden gets distracted by a dog: “That’s some hot ground, man!” The tweet was posted alongside a video of the president petting a golden retriever whereas speaking to a FEMA employee in Hawaii amid the deadly wildfires.
In response, White House Deputy Press Secretary Andrew Bates known as out the Republican account in defence of Mr Biden, writing: “He’s petting one of the dogs that’s working hard searching for remains so survivors who’ve lost loved ones can have closure.”
“This criticism is classless and stupid,” Mr Bates added.
“What’s the boss’s name?” Mr Biden might be heard asking the FEMA worker. The president is a canine proprietor himself.
The president is visiting Hawaii after the fires claimed no less than 115 lives as of Monday night time, after 100 per cent of residential properties have been searched within the aftermath of the catastrophe.
The try at making information comes after Mr Biden has been criticised for his response to the fires. He and first girl Jill Biden flew to Hawaii, the place the president promised the folks of Lahaina that the federal government could be with them “for as long as it takes.”
He added, “May God bless all those we’ve lost, may God find those who we haven’t determined yet, and may God bless you all.”