Christian Datoc, White House correspondent for The Washington Examiner
The White House shot down speculation on social media Wednesday over whether President Joe Biden revealed a new cancer diagnosis based on an awkwardly worded phrase in a speech.
The president was speaking in Massachusetts to announce $2.3 billion in new funding to combat climate change when he detailed a story from his childhood about air pollution.
“That’s why I and so damn many other people I grew up [with] have cancer,” Biden said. “For the longest time, Delaware had the highest cancer rate in the nation, but that’s the past.