President Biden appears to freeze at White House Juneteenth event

President Biden appeared to freeze during a Juneteenth celebration at the White House on Monday.

Biden, 81, was filmed standing still as stone while those around him, including Vice President Kamala Harris, clapped and danced to a concert featuring gospel singer Kirk Franklin. 

Video shows Biden staring blankly and not moving an inch for about 30 seconds before Philonise Floyd — the brother of George Floyd, whose murder triggered nationwide riots in 2020 — noticed the president and put his arm around him. Biden then smiles as Floyd leans in to say something, and they bump fists after exchanging a few words.

“Why isn’t Biden moving?” the Republican National Committee’s rapid response account questioned on X. 

“Lights are on but no one’s home,” the Trump campaign posted.

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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