Bidens lay wreath at Korean War Memorial in Philadelphia

Bidens lay wreath at Korean War Memorial in Philadelphia
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President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenWarren calls for US to support ceasefire between Israel and Hamas UN secretary general 'deeply disturbed' by Israeli strike on high rise that housed media outlets Nation's largest nurses union condemns new CDC guidance on masks MORE and former second lady Jill BidenJill BidenWashington showing signs of normalcy after year of restrictions Here's why Joe Biden polls well, but Kamala Harris does not Jill Biden visits Smithsonian as DC museums reopen MORE marked Veterans Day by laying a wreath at the Korean War Memorial in Philadelphia on Wednesday.

The Bidens were joined Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) in front of the black marble memorial.

“Today, we honor the service of those who have worn the uniform of the Armed Forces of the United States,” Biden, whose two sons both served in the military, wrote in a tweet.


A crowd of nearly 100 people stood nearby while the Biden family visited the memorial, with occasional applause and cheers being heard.

Philadelphia Judge Patrick Dugan oversaw the 15-minute stop at the memorial, as Biden placed three wreaths and flowers.


President TrumpDonald TrumpSunday shows preview: House GOP removes Cheney from leadership position; CDC issues new guidance for fully vaccinated Americans Navajo Nation president on Arizona's new voting restrictions: An 'assault' on our rights The Memo: Lawmakers on edge after Greene's spat with Ocasio-Cortez MORE also marked Veterans Day, making his first public appearance since last week's election was called against him at the Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday.

Biden had hammered Trump on the campaign trail over a September report published by The Atlantic that alleged the president criticized U.S. service members on numerous occasions, including calling American war dead "losers."

Trump and several White House officials have vehemently denied the Atlantic's reporting, and the president has often touted his support for the military.