President Joe Biden accused Israel of responding too harshly in Gaza and misidentified the president of Egypt Thursday night at a press conference.
“I’m of the view that the conduct of the response in the Gaza Strip has been over the top,” Biden said.
“I think that as you know, initially, the president of Mexico Sisi did not want to open up the gate to allow humanitarian material to get in,” Biden added, accidentally calling the president of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the president of Mexico. “I talked to him, I convinced him to open the gate.”
Israeli civilians were initially surprised at Biden’s warm embrace of the Jewish state after more than 1,000 civilians were massacred by Hamas terrorists. But now, three months later, Biden’s shift in