Joe Biden ‘falls asleep’ during COP26 speeches after arriving in Glasgow
Joe Biden seemed to have fallen asleep during the opening ceremony of COP26.
The US President arrived in Glasgow to much fanfare as world leaders traveled to our city for the UN climate summit.
And a video has since surfaced online of Biden struggling to keep his eyes open while listening to the speeches that kicked off the COP26 conference on the SEC campus.
Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley was in the middle of her speech, talking about the Caribbean island’s role in tackling climate change, with the US President appearing to take a nap, Daily registration reports.
The moment was reported by Washington Post reporter Zach Pursur Brown who recorded Biden “falling asleep”.
Piers Morgan was quick to comment on the president’s fatigue as he retweeted the video and wrote: “Damn…not the best look when you’re trying to say the word to wake you up.”
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Another person wrote, “The camera must have pulled away from Joe Biden pretty quickly because he closed his eyes for a few moments too long.
“Poor guy. I hope he has a driver to get home.”
Joe Biden and Boris Johnson were pictured meeting on the first day of COP26 as world leaders continue to arrive in Glasgow.
Air Force One landed at Edinburgh Airport earlier today and the President then traveled in a massive 20-vehicle motorcade down the M8 to the host city.
The Prime Minister opened the official opening of the UN summit with a speech to world leaders.
There were massive lines outside the SEC this morning as hundreds of delegates lined up for hours to get in.
A large police presence was also seen along the streets, with roads being patrolled at the start of the huge event.