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Biden, 79, insists he’s ‘feeling great’ after tumbling on his bike

President Biden insisted he felt “great” after falling on his bike over the long weekend in Rehobeth Beach, Delaware.

‘I feel amazing. I feel amazing. What happened was, do any of you ride bikes? Well, they have a few with this thing that you stick your toe in – hold your foot so it doesn’t slip out. I got off the bike and it got stuck on the right side,” the president told reporters Monday.

“I’m fine,” he insisted.

“I fell in case you didn’t notice,” he whispered to a reporter.

When he tried to get off the bike on Saturday, his shoes jammed and he fell sideways, causing the Secret Service and the press to scramble to help him up.

Gasping sounded after the fall, with Biden, 79, staying on the ground for about 10 seconds before being aided by several Secret Service agents, who immediately engulfed the downed Democrat.

President Biden insisted he felt 'great' after falling on his bike over long weekend in Rehobeth Beach, Delaware

President Biden insisted he felt ‘great’ after falling on his bike over long weekend in Rehobeth Beach, Delaware

Biden poses with a girl who came up to him and shook hands as he walked on the beach with granddaughter Natalie Biden and daughter Ashley Biden, in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Monday, June 20

Biden poses with a girl who came up to him and shook hands as he walked on the beach with granddaughter Natalie Biden and daughter Ashley Biden, in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Monday, June 20

BIden talks to bystanders on a beach walk on Monday

BIden talks to bystanders on a beach walk on Monday

Moments later, Biden happily handed over to the crowd — even taking a woman outside to meet the first dog commander, who was being walked nearby.

Despite the fall, the president — who donned shorts and a T-shirt for the field trip — did not appear to have suffered any scrapes or cuts from the spill.

First Lady Jill Biden, who joined her husband after his first loop through reporters, missed the fall after zooming in on the head of state.

Biden jumped out of the church on Saturday night to prove he was not injured after the fall.

He is in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware with Jill to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary, Father’s Day and the weekend of June.

The president left St. Edmond in downtown Rehoboth after attending mass, as reporters yelled at him asking how he was doing.

Biden walks with daughter Ashley, right and granddaughter Natalie, left

Biden walks with daughter Ashley, right and granddaughter Natalie, left

'I feel amazing.  I feel amazing.  What happened was, do any of you ride bikes?  Well, they have a few with this thing that you stick your toe in - hold your foot so it doesn't slip out.  I got off the bike and it got stuck on the right side,

‘I feel amazing. I feel amazing. What happened was, do any of you ride bikes? Well, they have a few with this thing that you stick your toe in – hold your foot so it doesn’t slip out. I got off the bike and it got stuck on the right side,” the president told reporters Monday

Biden didn’t yell back, but took three leaps forward, making skipping rope movements with his hands, before waving to a crowd gathered outside and getting into his black SUV.

He had previously told the press: ‘I’m fine’, after he fell and took his bike with him.

The president did not need to see a doctor after the incident, the White House said.

Speaking at the American Freedom Tour in Memphis, Tennessee, Former President Trump brought up the fall to a crowd of supporters and said he wished Biden well.

“We really hope Biden is okay because that was a hard fall, that was scary,” he said. ‘I promise you today: I will never, ever cycle.’

On Monday, Biden’s daughter Ashley and granddaughter Natalie attempted to pull the president away from reporters Monday after he began chatting to the press halfway through the walk to Rehoboth Beach.

“No, no more… No more questions,” Ashley Biden said behind her father in a singing voice, raising her hands.

But then Biden was asked about the upcoming G7 meeting and couldn’t resist answering his agenda there.

Biden falls to the ground after his foot gets stuck on the pedal

Biden falls to the ground after his foot gets stuck on the pedal

He gasped after the fall, with Biden, 79, staying on the ground for about 10 seconds before being helped by several Secret Service agents, who immediately engulfed the downed Democrat.

He gasped after the fall, with Biden, 79, staying on the ground for about 10 seconds before being helped by several Secret Service agents, who immediately engulfed the downed Democrat.

A member of the Secret Service helps the president to his feet after his fall

A member of the Secret Service helps the president to his feet after his fall

“Yeah, one of the things you might remember that I initiated was the international flat tax. We have about 140 countries to sign up for,” he began.

“I’m coming,” he said to Natalie, who hovered next to his left shoulder.

“This is my son Beau’s oldest daughter, and she’s trying to tell me, ‘Daddy, Grandpa, Dad, go,'” the president said.

DailyMail.com asked the Biden women how they spent Father’s Day Sunday with the president.

“We ate,” Natalie replied.

“All hung out together,” Ashley replied.

“And we did puzzles,” Natalie added.

The Biden clan — which also included granddaughter Naomi and her fiancé Peter Neal — walked slowly on Monday across Rehoboth Beach, a federal holiday thanks to Biden signing a bill last year to include Juneteenth, with the president taking photos and selfies with beachgoers, who gathered around. it.

During his chat with reporters, he said a recession is not inevitable and that he will make a decision on a federal gas tax vacation by the end of the week.

Biden said he spoke with Larry Summers, a former economist for President Barack Obama, and rejected his suggestion that a recession is inevitable, saying he will make a decision later this week on whether or not to impose a federal gas tax.

“There’s nothing inevitable about a recession,” the president told reporters.

A journalist had said that people said a recession was more inevitable than ever.

‘No, the majority doesn’t say that. Don’t make things up. Now you sound like a Republican politician,” Biden replied. “That’s a joke, that was a joke,” he added.

The White House has weighed several options that could ease the pain of the pumps for Americans after the average price of a gallon rose more than $5.

He also suggested there was an opportunity to send gas discount cards, similar to those proposed in states such as California.

When asked if he would visit Ukraine on his trip to Europe for the G7 and NATO summits, he said it was unlikely.

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