The TikTok clip has over 120,000 views. It shows how US President Joe Biden touches the head of his grandson Robert Hunter Biden II, pulls it to him and kisses his cheek.
What was not mentioned: The scene took place at Bo Biden’s funeral on June 6, 2015. Large parts of the family are in the immediate vicinity.
9-year-old Robert Hunter Biden has just lost his father and the President has his son.
The 15-second TikTok video doesn’t explicitly indicate that Joe Biden is doing anything inappropriate, but it’s clear from among the comments that that’s how it’s being interpreted. Reuters.
Some clips contain Nelly Furtado’s song “Prompt” in the background, or a dialogue translated into Swedish: “Two of the best friends in the room, they might come and accept. Yes we will. What or what?”
The clip has now been removed
Audio is usually written with syllables in pairs USA Today.
The clip has now been removed from the account that uploaded it, but it has been reproduced for Facebook and Instagram.
PolitiFact previously watched the clip, which is available in full on the TV channel C-spanAfter it was posted to Facebook 2019. They spoke to AP photographer Patrick Simansky who photographed the Biden family in front of the church gate in 2015.
On various occasions, the vice president called his grandchildren, he said at the time.