White House staff cut the video feed during a briefing in Boise, Idaho, with federal and state fire officials on Monday, while President Joe Biden was in the middle of a sentence.
The president visited the National Interagency Fire Center to highlight the dangers of wildfires in the West. Biden also touted his Build Back Better agenda before officials briefed him on the federal/state partnerships and provided recommendations for future policy.
“Can I asked you a question?” Biden said during the briefing, after officials talked about how various factors, including “climate change,” are making conditions worse on the ground.
“One of the things, that uh, I’ve been working on with some others is —” Biden said before White House staff cut the feed.