President Joe Biden as soon as stated on nationwide tv he had been arrested for trespassing on the U.S. Capitol.
While showing on the “Late Show with David Letterman” in 2007, Biden was requested what it felt prefer to stroll into the Senate chamber after having been elected as a 29-year-old to turn out to be freshman senator from Delaware.
Biden stated he beforehand had walked on the Senate ground.
“I walked in when I was 21 and I got arrested,” Biden instructed Letterman. “It was a Saturday. I used to be down visiting some buddies at Georgetown University, and I got here up on a Saturday morning as a result of I used to be fascinated with the Senate, and so they had a Saturday session.
“I walked up. Those days, no guards stopping you everywhere, and they just got out of session. I walked in the back, all of a sudden, I found myself in the chamber and I was stunned. I walked up, sat down [in] the presiding officer’s seat. A guy grabbed me by the shoulder and said, ‘You’re under arrest.'”
Years later, Biden waked into the chamber to take the seat he earned by defeating incumbent J. Caleb Boggs, R-Del.
“As I walked onto the Senate floor through the same door, that same guy, cop, said to me, ‘Senator, you remember me?'” Biden stated on the present. “I said, ‘Geez, I don’t.’ He said, ‘I arrested you nine years ago.’ He said, ‘Welcome back.'”
There was no proof Biden truly was arrested for trespassing.
Biden’s look on Letterman’s present stays accessible on social media.
The president additionally as soon as claimed he had been arrested whereas making an attempt to go to Nelson Mandela in South Africa in the course of the apartheid period. However, he later backtracked by saying he meant he was “not able to move,” per Fox News.
The clip of Biden on Letterman’s present has resurfaced on social media after protesters trespassed and violently rioted on the Capitol on Jan. 6.
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