President Joe Biden revealed Thursday he personally called up a hospital after a friend struggled to get someone care in the emergency room.
“Last night I was on the television — television…. I was on the telephone with a person at an emergency hospital ward in Pennsylvania,” Biden began, sharing his story at an event promoting the coronavirus vaccine mandates in Illinois on Thursday.
Biden explained his friend’s “significant other,” a woman, had difficulty breathing while suffering from a high fever prompting his friend to take her to the hospital.
He said the waiting room was so crowded and backed up that the woman was unable to be cared for by medical staff immediately.
“Because I knew this person, I called the