‘Watch Out For the Cicadas:’ Biden Hit by Flying Bug Before Heading Overseas

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    President Joe Biden swatted away a cicada after the flying insect landed on his neck as he was preparing to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base on Wednesday, June 9.

    Biden departed Washington en route to the U.K. and Europe for the first foreign trip of his presidency, launching an intense series of summits with G7, European and NATO partners before a tense face-to-face with Russia’s Vladimir Putin.

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