Biden Reportedly Greeted By ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Jeers In Kentucky

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President Joe Biden was reportedly met with “Let’s Go Brandon” chants as he touched down in Kentucky Wednesday afternoon to assess the damage left by a tornado that ravaged the state last weekend.

Biden was reportedly greeted with the chant as he exited out of his motorcade to get a measure of the destruction left by the tornado that claimed the lives of 74 people on Friday with over 100 still missing. (RELATED: President Biden States Tornadoes Aren’t Called Tornadoes Anymore)

I’m with the president in Mayfield. Looking at destruction. There is a Trump flag and when Biden got out of the motorcade someone called; ‘Let’s go, Brandon,'”  BBC correspondent Tara McKelvey’s tweet read.

“Two ‘Let’s go Brandon’s from the crowd as Biden gets out,” Lexington Herald-Leader reporter Austin Horn tweeted.

Biden declared a major federal disaster in Kentucky and ordered federal aid to be distributed in the hardest-hit areas. The tornado became the longest tornado in the U.S., wreaking havoc along its 227-mile (365km) path, according to BBC. (RELATED: Series Of Tornadoes Rips Through Several States, Dozens Killed)

“The government’s going to cover 100% of the cost — 100% of the cost for the first 30 days for all the emergency work,” with that coverage including debris removal, paying emergency personal overtime and shelter, Biden stated during a press conference in Dawson Springs, Kentucky.

Biden’s approval rating has taken a dip in the last several months, plummeting to 36% in December. 

The anti-Biden phrase was popularized after NBC reporter Kelli Stavast claimed the crowd chanting “F*ck Joe Biden” was saying “Let’s Go, Brandon” in support of NASCAR driver Brandon Brown at an Oct. 2 event at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.