Joe Biden fielded phone-calls from excited children as part of a presidential Christmas tradition - but all didn’t go to plan.
The president and First Lady were speaking to families around the country who had called into the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) hotline on Christmas Eve, for an ‘update’ on Santa Claus’ location.
Unfortunately, one phone-call ended with the child’s father saying to the president ‘Let’s go Brandon’ - a right-wing euphemism for ‘f*** Joe Biden’.
Somewhat surprisingly, Mr Biden responded: “Let’s go Brandon, I agree.”
Earlier this year, a video from a NASCAR race at Alabama’s Talladega Superspeedway went viral on social media after a reporter claimed the crowd were chanting ‘Let’s go Brandon!’ when they were actually shouting ‘F*** Joe Biden.’
Meanwhile Ted Cruz, never willing to pass up an opportunity to insert himself into the latest Twitter drama for some attention, asked people to text the word ‘Brandon’ to his marketing number to be added to his mailing list: