Biden offers cryptic excuse for turning up almost an hour late to G20 press ...

Biden offers cryptic excuse for turning up almost an hour late to G20 press ...
Biden offers cryptic excuse for turning up almost an hour late to G20 press ...
LATE AGAIN: President Joe Biden offers cryptic excuse for turning up almost an hour late to G20 press conference at the end of two-day summit in Rome, 'We were playing with elevators' President Joe Biden apologized for keeping reporters waiting at a G20 press conference Sunday, saying it was a 'long story' involving elevators The world leader has developed a reputation for being late, and during the June NATO summit in Brussels delayed a press conference by more than two hours Biden was an average of 22 minutes late for public events scheduled from June 1 through mid-October, Fox News reported  During Sunday’s 26-minute press conference, Biden expressed regret that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping didn't attend the Rome gathering in person

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President Joe Biden was almost an hour late for a G20 press conference Sunday and blamed the delay on ‘playing with elevators’ – just months after he was nearly two hours late for a NATO presser.

As he strode to the podium at the end of his second day at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Rome, Biden smiled to the crowd and apologized for his tardiness.

‘Ladies and gentleman, I apologize for keeping you waiting,’ he told reporters. ‘We were playing with elevators. Long story.’

The world leader has developed a reputation for being behind schedule.

President Joe Biden was nearly an hour late for a G20 press conference Sunday and blamed the delay on ‘playing with elevators'

President Joe Biden was nearly an hour late for a G20 press conference Sunday and blamed the delay on ‘playing with elevators'

Biden began a June press conference during a NATO summit in Brussels more than two hours after it was scheduled to start.

He acknowledged his tardiness but didn’t explain it.

‘Folks I know

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