Joe Biden and his son Hunter arrived in Syracuse, New York Saturday morning for a personal visit.
— Jeff Mason (@jeffmason1) February 4, 2023
A reporter asked Biden to comment on the Chinese spy balloon.
“We’re gonna take care of it,” Biden said.
SYRACUSE — “We’re gonna take care of it,” Biden says when asked to comment on China before entering his motorcade. A suspected Chinese surveillance balloon is now over North Carolina. pic.twitter.com/EOcaH7iTu0
— Zolan Kanno-Youngs (@KannoYoungs) February 4, 2023
Joe Biden is reportedly in New York for a funeral.
President Joe Biden is flying into Syracuse this morning on Air Force One for a personal visit.
Biden is not making any public appearances. His schedule released Saturday morning said he will visit a “local stop” at 11:30 a.m. No address was provided. The visit is closed to the press.
Biden’s brother-in-law, Michael E. Hunter, died last week. An Auburn funeral home held calling hours on Friday afternoon. No information has been released publicly about Hunter’s funeral. The White House did not respond to questions about whether Biden would attend.
The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority issued a notice Saturday morning that air and ground traffic could be delayed temporarily between 10:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Hancock Airport. Travelers should check with their airline to see if their flight will be delayed.
Meanwhile, the Chinese spy balloon is currently over North Carolina, home of the US’s key military installations.
BREAKING: Chinese spy balloon now spotted over Charlotte, NC., where several high-altitude jet contrails have been reported. NC is home to a number of key US military installations, inclg Marine Camp Lejeune near the coast & Fort Bragg near Fayetteville, home of the 82nd Airborne
— Paul Sperry (@paulsperry_) February 4, 2023