PJoe Biden, a resident of TikTok is contemplating banning it. However, that didn’t stop him appearing in Niall Horan’s video on Friday about the platform.
The video lasted 15 seconds and featured both men at White House. Horan performed there to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
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Horan was part of One Direction’s popular British boy band. He is partially from Ireland.
“Hey guys, it’s me. I just wanted to wish you a happy St. Patrick’s Day from the White House, from me,” Horan spoke in the video.
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The president appeared in the frame alongside Horan, and claimed he was also at the White House. He joked that it’s where the president lives. “hangs out once in a while.”
Biden patted Horan then and said: “I’m happy he’s here. I’m happy he’s here.”
The video was shot during a St. Patrick’s Day celebration, which included guests like Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s leader. Biden is himself of Irish descent. Biden’s maternal grandparents immigrated to the U.S. during the Great Famine in Ireland.
Biden had earlier attempted to be Irish during the day’s celebrations, but joked that he is not Irish because he doesn’t drink alcohol.
“There’s still a place called Finnegan’s pub … that’s related to my family,” Biden said. “I’m the only Irishman you ever met, though, that’s never had a drink, so I’m OK. I’m really not Irish.”
Horan’s performance at White House was one final event of the day. He performed “Heaven,” “Flicker,” “This Town,” This was written about Irish immigrants.
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“Thanks for having me here,” Horan said. “As a proud Irishman traveling across the world, it’s a major honor for me to be here. Thanks for putting me up to it. There’s a lot of talented Irish singers out there, but to get chosen to represent your country on the grandest of stages is a real honor. So thanks very much.”
Biden’s appearance was watched closely on TikTok as he discussed a ban on the video sharing platform. U.S. intelligence officials warned Americans not to use the app because of surveillance and national security concerns. They warned that it could be banned if the Chinese parent company of the app doesn’t sell its shares.
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