Video of Joe Biden Claiming He Never Thinks About Donald Trump Goes Viral

President Joe Biden dismissive response to the suggestion that former President Donald Trump may have put him at risk of COVID has gone viral.

Biden was asked about claims that Trump had tested positive for the virus ahead of a presidential debate between the two in 2020.

Biden replied that he did not think about the former president, before turning to walk away from the podium with a smile on his face.

A clip of this moment posted to Twitter has already been viewed over 200,000 times.

Biden made the comments following a speech at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Wednesday that focused on the economy and high prices of goods.

He also addressed the concerns of inflation going forward and talked up his "Build Back Better" plan. Biden's entire speech can be viewed here.

When taking questions from the press, ABC News' Mary Bruce asked: "Mark Meadows has written a book revealing that President Trump tested positive for Covid a few days before your first debate.

"Do you think the former president put you at risk?"

Biden took a pause and said: "I don't think about the former president, thank you."

Many viewers have taken to Twitter to comment their praise for Biden and mock Trump.

One amused viewer wrote: "Bwahahah! I love the President of the United States of America."

Another added: "LOL, Biden might not be the best at giving speeches but he sure has a talent for delivering one-liners!"

While another wrote: "The ultimate diss, especially when Trump can't get Biden out of his head."

And another wrote: "Outstanding! No negative comments or ranting like the other guy would do."

Trump addressed the claim that he had COVID ahead of the debate in a statement on Wednesday.

The statement read: "The story of me having COVID prior to, or during, the first debate is Fake News. In fact, a test revealed that I did not have COVID prior to the debate."

In his new memoir, The Chief's Chief, former chief of staff for Donald Trump Mark Meadows alleges Trump tested positive for the virus on September 26, 2020. This account has been confirmed by two former aides who also requested to remain anonymous.

The timings indicate that Trump would have reason to believe that he would be infected during the presidential debate scheduled for September 29.

However, the former Trump official also said the test was repeated using a Binax test that came back negative.

Although Trump has now dismissed the claim of having COVID at the debate made in Meadow's memoir, he previously offered praise to it and told people to pre-order the book.

In October he said "if you want to learn about politics, truth, our great administration, and exciting achievements that took place in Government" you should order a copy of the book.

He added: "Mark Meadows, our great Chief of Staff during some very exciting White House years, has written a new book entitled The Chief's Chief.

"Seriously, it's a fantastic book, and Mark Meadows and his wonderful wife are great people."

Newsweek has contacted Trump's office for comment.

Donald Trump and Joe Biden
Donald Trump prepares to speak during the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hilton Anatole on July 11, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy and the high price of goods during the holidays at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on December 01, 2021 in Washington, DC. Joe Biden's answer to a question on Donald Trump has gone viral. Brandon Bell and Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

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