President-elect Joe Biden slipped and sprained his foot Saturday while playing with his dog, Major.
According to the pool report, Biden planned to see an orthopedist Sunday afternoon “out of an abundance of caution.” (RELATED: Joe Biden May Use Executive Action To Relieve Student Debt — Here’s What Experts Say Could Happen)
Pool report: “On background from the Office of President -elect Biden: On Saturday Nov. 28, President-elect Biden slipped while playing with his dog Major, and twisted his ankle. Out of an abundance of caution, he will be examined this afternoon by an orthopedist.”
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 29, 2020
President-elect Biden slipped while playing with his dog Major, and twisted his ankle, per his office. He will be examined this afternoon by an orthopedist “out of an abundance of caution.”
— Sarah Mucha (@sarahmucha) November 29, 2020
Biden’s heading to doctor’s office after hurting his ankle playing with his dog Major, his aides say. The POTUS-elect will be examined by an orthopedist, they say.
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) November 29, 2020
The traveling press pool covering Biden and his transition team was not allowed out of the vans while the president-elect entered Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists, and the transition team did not answer any further questions.
No video of President-elect Biden walking into Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists as the Pool is not being allowed to leave the vans, and transition won’t answer any further questions.
— Pat Ward (@WardDPatrick) November 29, 2020
“I love having animals around the house,” Dr. Jill Biden has said.
The former vice president suffered a sprained foot, according to a statement from Dr. Kevin O’Connor. He reported no fractures visible in the initial x-rays but said that additional CT-scan would follow.
New statement from Dr. Kevin O’Connor:
President-elect Joe Biden sustained a sprain of his right foot. Initial X-rays are reassuring that there is no obvious fracture and he will be getting an additional CT for more detailed imaging. (h/t @sarahmucha) https://t.co/Jc6r1bGlHM
— Johnny Verhovek (@JTHVerhovek) November 29, 2020