BUMBLING Joe Biden blundered as he forgot the reasons why he ran for president during a gaffe-filled Made in America speech.
It was not his first mistake either as during the address, he awkwardly confused former presidents Obama and Trump.
The president said he had three reasons why he wanted to run for the White House but only listed two as he addressed workers in Pennsylvania.
Biden said: “When I announced my campaign and not many people took it seriously, I said I was running for three reasons.
“One to restore the soul of this country – a sense of decency and honor. But secondly to rebuild the backbone of the country: hard-working middle-class folks who built this country.”
The president praised the role of the unions but forgot to list the third reason why he ran for the White House.
He said that he wouldn’t have won the election without the support of the United Auto Workers union, The New York Post reports.
The slip-up came in the same speech where Biden awkwardly confused presidents Obama and Trump.
Biden said: "Back in 2009, during the so-called Great Recession, the President asked me to be in charge of managing that piece.
"Then President Trump – excuse me, Freudian slip, that was the last president. He caused – anyway," he said catching his mistake.
"President Obama, I was vice president. The American auto industry, you remember, was on the rise."
Biden was sharing details on his new initiative to boost the American economy by mandating federal agencies to buy products that have been made in the country.
The initiative will hold agencies accountable for purchasing goods that have a 60 percent or higher threshold of components made in the US, a current law already on the books.
The president quipped: "There's a new sheriff in town."
The current threshold is 55 percent, which Biden says "is not high enough."
Biden, who is well-known for his slip-ups, has made several gaffes since being inaugurated as president in January.
He said that Covid-19 had killed more Americans than the “war with Iran” last month.
The president mentioned Iran when going through a list of wars the US has been involved in over the past century to make a point about the Covid death toll.
The US has not been at war with Iran.
During an event where he promoted the Covid-19 vaccine, Biden said, "We lost 600,000 dead in America in about a year.
"That's more than every life lost in World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, Iraq, Iran, across the board — Afghanistan.
"More lives lost in a year than every major war in the 20th and 21st century."
The president confused Syria with Libya as he blundered during a press conference at the end of the G7 summit.
Biden was trying to address how Russia and the US could work together and provide aid to the war-torn country.
He infamously told American troops stationed at RAF Mildenhall that he kept “forgetting he's president”.
After running on stage, Biden began his speech by proclaiming "When I was 14…" before he became distracted by the standing crowd.
He gestured the large crowd to sit back down by saying "at ease" before joking "I keep forgetting I'm president".
In another gaffe, the 78-year-old referred to the RAF as the RFA.
And, he claimed in several speeches that US hospital beds will be overwhelmed by Americans suffering from Alzheimer's in two decades' time as he pushed for further research into the disease.
Fact-checkers for the Washington Post revealed there is no basis for the claims.
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