President Biden appeared to misgender Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, calling the leftwing Democrat, “Mister Mayor.”
Mayor Lightfoot is a lesbian.
Here’s the official White House transcript of the president’s remarks.
Mr. Mayor, thanks for the passport into town. I tell you, every time I come to the Greater Chicago Area, there’s somebody I want to steal and bring back to Washington, Gov. I’ve done it a couple times, you know. (Laughs.) At any rate —White House transcript
The mayor was reportedly upset because she felt slighted by the White House during the president’s visit to Chicago and Elk Grove Village.