President Joe Biden joked in a public appearance alongside the Irish president that he wished to stay in Ireland rather than go home to the United States.
Biden is in Ireland to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement of 1998. This agreement formally ended decades of violent conflict between Protestant Unionists loyal to the Crown and Catholic Republicans supporting a unified Ireland.
Biden, who has spoken multiple times about his Irish roots, spent much of the trip talking about his family and America’s connections to the nation across the Atlantic.
Many commentators across Twitter poked fun at Biden for his mock proposal to stay in Ireland, joking that he should stay away from the United States.
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