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VIDEO: Biden appears to fall asleep at COP26 Climate Summit

VIDEO: Biden sleeping COP26 Climate Summit
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On the first day of COP26, the United Nations’ landmark climate summit, Joe Biden appeared to be sleeping, new video posted on social media shows.

Twitter users accuse President Joe Biden of falling asleep during the opening sessions of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland.

As one speaker emphasised the importance of taking action to save the climate, the president appeared to be dozing off. When an aide approached him to chat, he opened his eyes and appeared to liven up.

As Italy’s prime minister took the stage, Biden sat forward and rubbed his eyes.

Zach Pursur Brown, a Washington Post journalist, video recorded the president “falling asleep.”



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