'Do you think I need it?' Joe Biden jokes about getting his annual checkup done, Internet says 'yes'

'It is the responsibility of a supposed President to have an annual physical,' said a user

'Do you think I need it?' Joe Biden jokes about getting his annual checkup done, Internet says 'yes'
Joe Biden jokingly responds to a reporter when asked about when will he get his annual checkup done (@RNCResearch/Twitter)
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NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS: On Thanksgiving Day, President Joe Biden joked while responding to a question on when he would complete his annual physical. He jokingly replied to the reporters "What, do you think I need it?". As per the remarks shared by the White House, the President added that “I’ve gotten my — I will get — part of my physical is already done, and I’ll be getting it before the end of the year,”.

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The incident took place while he was on a visit to the first responders on Thanksgiving Day. He met the reporters outside the Nantucket Fire Department in Massachusetts and updated them that he has already completed part of his checkup, the White House revealed.

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According to the New York Post, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, when asked on November 22 about Biden's health, responded, “So the president is in good health and maintains an active lifestyle. That is from the doctor. He shared that with me. He will have a physical in the upcoming months, and the results will be released in the same way that it was last year,”.

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Twitter users reacted to the 80-year-old president's joking response to the reporters regarding his health update. One user wrote "Yep, we think you need it, Joe." while another tweeted "Yes. It is the responsibility of a supposed President to have an annual physical."


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Making history, on November 20, Biden became the first US President to turn 80 in office. First Lady Jill Biden hosted the birthday brunch with the family in Washington as they gathered to mark their granddaughter Naomi's wedding at the White House.


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The Daily Mail reports that the president and the first lady brought two pumpkin pies for the first responders. Their grandson, Beau Biden, the son of Hunter and his second wife Melissa Cohen, was also brought along with them. The two-year-old was gifted a toddler-sized plastic firefighter's hat by the firefighters. The Thanksgiving spent at Nantucket included the president, first lady, son Hunter, his family and daughter Ashley. Whether or not Biden should run again for the White House will be one of the topics of conversation as Biden has told that it is his 'intention' to run again, reports the Daily Mail.

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