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Biden Gets Foggy Talking About Daughter’s Wedding: ‘My Mind Is Going Blank Now’

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President Biden appeared to get a bit confused Thursday when recalling his daughter’s wedding during a virtual event to celebrate the start of the Jewish High Holidays.

While much of the event focused on recent anti-Semitic attacks, Afghanistan, and the hope for renewal, the Roman Catholic president ended his remarks by calling for religious collaboration down the road, pointing to his daughter Ashley’s 2012 marriage to Jewish doctor Howard Krein.

“We wanted to have a co-confessional wedding,” Biden said. “And we had a chuppah on the altar, and we had a co- … it was co-officiated. Now, some of you aren’t going to like this, but it was co-officiated by a Catholic priest as well as a Jewish rabbi.”

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The president then talked about his favorite Catholic hymn that he requested be played at the wedding.

“I only asked one thing. There’s a psalm-based, there’s a hymn, my favorite hymn in the Catholic Church based on a psalm, and it’s — it’s a psalm that talks about life.  And so, I — I asked if that ps- — that psalm — that hymn in the Catholic Church,” Biden said.

“And it says, ‘May He lift you up on Eagle’s wings and bear you on the breath of dawn, and let the light… (Read more)

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