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Watch: Joe Biden’s Holocaust gaffe

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Has the US president been possessed by an alt right troll? Nope, it’s just Joe being Joe. No sooner had Joe Biden landed in Israel this afternoon than he managed to commit a gaffe so heinous that it’s hard to see how his hosts will forgive him.

After stepping off Air Force One, Biden said it was vital to ‘bear witness’ to the Nazi atrocities of World War Two in order to: ‘keep alive the truth and honour of the Holocaust’.

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