Biden White House deletes post after misidentifying major Vietnamese leader

The White House deleted a post from President Biden’s account that apparently confused the speaker of Vietnam’s National Assembly with the country’s president.

On Monday, Biden’s official White House account X (previously known as Twitter) thanked Vietnamese President Bo Van Thuong after his visit to Vietnam.

“Thank you, President Bo Van Tuong, for such a productive meeting,” Biden said in a tweet.

President Biden ends abusive Vietnam reporter with candid words: “I’m going to sleep.”

“This partnership is about unlocking the potential of our people, and with it comes a range of incredible possibilities,” the president continued.

However, the photo Biden posted of shaking hands with Vietnam’s “president” was not with the Asian country’s president.

Rather, the photo was of Biden shaking hands with Vietnam’s National Assembly Speaker, Vuong Dinh Hue.

Biden’s post said: since it was deletedBut that wasn’t until some users took him under fire online over the misnomer.

Vietnamese President Bo Van Thuong and President Biden shake hands during a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, September 11, 2023. (Getty Images)

The White House did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.

The president visited Vietnam last weekend and met with the country’s leaders.

Biden finished his press conference in Vietnam on Sunday, telling reporters he had to go to bed after he finished. G20 Summit in 2023.

Mr. Biden was giving a speech. in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam Two days after the G20 summit in New Delhi, India. He was responding to questions about China-US relations and said he felt sleepy.

Vietnam National Assembly Speaker Vuong Dinh Hue shakes hands with President Biden during a meeting in Hanoi. (Getty Images)

“But let me tell you, I don’t know about you, but I’m going to sleep,” Biden told reporters.

After Biden’s declaration, reporters shouted questions about Biden’s meeting with Chinese Premier Li Qiang. Biden met with Lee during the G20 summit over the weekend.


“Thank you everyone. This concludes the press conference,” a staff member suddenly said. “Thanks guys.”

Fox News Digital’s Andrea Vacchiano contributed reporting.

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