"Watch out for those cicadas. I just got one. One got me, " Biden told reporters before he boarded Air Force One.
Billions of the red-eyed cicadas have crawled their way above ground again in portions of the eastern United States after 17 years underground.
The cicadas, known as Brood X or Brood 10, emerged from the earth in dramatic fashion in Washington D.C. and 15 states, from Georgia to New York, and west to Indiana and Illinois.