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Biden Raises Eyebrows By Referring To The 'Brits' During First Press Briefing

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:55 PM - 26 Mar 2021

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Joe Biden has raised eyebrows by referring to "the Brits" in his first press conference as US president.

Answering a question on immigration, Biden spoke about his ancestors leaving Ireland for America during the famine "because of what the Brits had been doing".

But was it appropriate for him as president to use this term, and would people in Britain really be offended by it?

Marion McKeone and Paddy Cullivan joined us with their thoughts.

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