After realizing Biden sat toward the back during the Queen’s funeral, Trump wrote on his Truth Social platform, “This is what’s happened to America in just two short years. No respect! However, a good time for our President to get to know the leaders of certain Third World countries.”
He added, “If I were president, they wouldn’t have sat me back there—and our Country would be much different than it is right now!”
Trump says he would’ve gotten a better seat than Biden at the Queen’s funeral. pic.twitter.com/2n1hY3AfdM
— Ron Filipkowski 🇺🇦 (@RonFilipkowski) September 19, 2022
On Monday, Time reported that the president and First Lady Jill Biden were seated 14 rows back, behind the president of Poland and ahead of the Czech Republic prime minister.
The reason why they were seated so far back, as Time reported, is because they got stuck in traffic.
“While most VIPs took the bus to Westminster Abbey, the Bidens showed up in ‘the Beast,’ the heavily armored limousine that travels with the U.S. President. Biden got one of few exceptions to the strict security protocols around the event, which forbade the guests from taking private aircraft to London and using foreign or state vehicles,” Time explained.
The schedule of events published by the palace shows foreign leaders were supposed to take their seats between 9:35 and 9:55 a.m.
However, the Bidens ran into traffic and did not arrive until 10:07 a.m.
The first lady also made headlines after receiving criticism for a fashion choice she made for the funeral.
USA Today reported social media users criticized her for wearing a fascinator instead of a hat.
Fascinators are “often worn by women attending formal occasions such as weddings and events,” the outlet explained, citing Fascinators Direct.
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