Biden: 'Some Guy Named Brandon' Is 'Having a Really Good Year'
Joe Biden says he's 'really happy' for 'Brandon' during speech
During his speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday, Democrat Joe Biden remarked about "some guy named Brandon," quipping that he's "having a really good year."
He appeared to be making a joke about the hugely popular anti-Biden "Let's Go Brandon" movement.
During public appearances, Biden is often greeted with chants of "Let's Go Brandon" along with signs that feature the phrase.
"The Republicans do seem to be supporting one person: Some guy named Brandon,” Biden told the audience, who broke out in laughter.
"He’s having a really good year," he added.
"And I’m kind of happy for him."
The "Let’s Go Brandon" chant and signs continue to follow Biden around the country, especially after he repeated the phrase himself during a Christmas call with children.
Biden kicked off his speech with a joke about President Donald Trump.
“This is the first time a president attended this dinner in six years,” Biden said.
"It’s understandable," he added.
"We had a horrible plague followed by two years of COVID.”
"Just imagine my predecessor came to this dinner this year,” Biden added.
"Now that would really have been a real coup if that occurred.”
Biden also mocked leading Republicans Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL).
“There’s nothing I can say about the GOP that Kevin McCarthy hasn’t already put on tape,” he joked, referring to conversations with leading Republicans that were leaked to New York Times reporters.
Biden joked that DeSantis and Florida Republicans were much different from Ronald Reagan, who once called for the Berlin Wall to be torn down.
"Today’s Republicans say, ‘Tear down Mickey Mouse’s house',” Biden joked.
"And pretty soon they’ll be storming Cinderella’s castle.
"You can be sure of it.”