04/23/2024

President Joe Biden reportedly denied declaring Easter Sunday the “Transgender Day of Visibility,” despite issuing a very clear proclamation on Good Friday, which stated in part, “I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim March 31, 2024, as Transgender Day of Visibility.”

RealClearPolitics reporter Philip Melanchthon Wegmann detailed the Q&A of Biden’s denial on Monday. According to Wegmann, Biden said, “I didn’t do that” and claimed that Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA), who criticized Biden for making the proclamation, is “thoroughly uninformed”:

Biden’s denial is blatantly false. On Good Friday, the White House issued a proclamation titled, “A Proclamation on Transgender Day of Visibility, 2024.”

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre reportedly deemed the Transgender Day of Visibility story misinformation, stating that Easter “happened to coincide with Transgender Visibility Day.”

It still remains entirely unclear how this is misinformation, however, given the proclamation and countless leftists who joined in on social media on Easter Sunday to celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility:

Upon hearing about the declaration, Speaker Mike Johnson, who Biden apparently believes is “thoroughly uninformed,” said, “The Biden White House has betrayed the central tenet of Easter — which is the resurrection of Jesus Christ.”

“Banning sacred truth and tradition—while at the same time proclaiming Easter Sunday as ‘Transgender Day’—is outrageous and abhorrent,” he said. “The American people are taking note”:

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis slammed President Biden for denying he declared March 31, the same day as Easter Sunday this year, as “Transgender Day of Visibility.”

When asked about his official White House proclamation, Biden said he “didn’t do that,” prompting DeSantis to suggest the president’s denial raises questions about who is running the White House.

“Wait a minute, he said that didn’t happen, he said he didn’t do that,” DeSantis exclaimed during an appearance at the Greater Miami Expressway Agency on Monday. “Which raises the question that he’s either not being honest with the public or he really didn’t know what was going on.”

DeSantis went on to call out President Biden and ask who is actually running our country.

“Who’s running the presidency? Is it a bunch of woke, 20-something-year-old White House staffers? So I don’t know whose in charge. The fact that he’s not owning up to it – either way, it’s bad,” DeSantis said.