President Joe Biden asked where late Congresswoman Jackie Walorski was during a speech at the White House yesterday, forgetting her death in Indiana in August.
The Republican and two staff members were killed in a crash, and Indiana Republican Party chairman Kyle Hupfer says “no amount of spin from the White House can justify President Joe Biden forgetting the tragic passing of Jackie Walorski.”
In a statement in August after her death, Biden says he and his wife were shocked and saddened and appreciated her work on planning for the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health that was yesterday.
Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Walorski was clearly on the top of the President’s mind because she actively worked on bipartisan legislation regarding hunger and food insecurity.
President Biden mistakenly asked if a deceased congresswoman was present at a White House hunger conference. Indiana congresswoman Jackie Walorski tragically died in a traffic accident with two young staffers last month. pic.twitter.com/PbpSiDc2kx
— Inside Edition (@InsideEdition) September 29, 2022