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President Biden forgot Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski’s death while at an event Wednesday, where he repeatedly looked for her in the crowd and called her name while on stage.
Biden made the grim mistake during an appearance at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health in Washington. Walorski was one of four lawmakers who sponsored legislation that pushed for the conference last year.
The Republican was killed in a tragic car accident along with two of his staff in early August.
The president tried to give her a shoutout along with others during his speech.
INDIANA GOP CONGRESSMAN JACKIE WALORSKI KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENT
“I want to thank all of you here, including bipartisan elected officials like … Senator Braun, Senator Booker, Representative … Jackie, Jackie are you here?” Biden said. “I think she would be here to help make this a reality.”
While a tribute to Walorski was scheduled to play at the event, it was not presented while Biden or the White House pool were there.
Walorski, 58, and her co-workers, communications director Emma Thomson, 28, and district director Zachary Potts, 27, were all killed in the Aug. 3 crash. Police would later confirm that Potts, the driver, had somehow turned into oncoming traffic.
The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office initially believed a car had entered Walorski’s lane and crashed head-on. Further investigation revealed that it was actually Walorski’s vehicle that entered the wrong lane.
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“The sole occupant of the northbound vehicle, Edith Schmucker, 56, Nappanee, Indiana, was pronounced dead at the scene,” the sheriff’s department told Fox News Digital last month.