White House Press Secretary Karen Jean-Pierre on Monday dismissed concerns about President Biden’s age and physical condition amid his declining pool numbers – saying he was “not with them.” Can walk. “
In one Interview on CNNHost Don Lehmann asked if the 79-year-old Commander-in-Chief could handle another gruesome presidential campaign.
“That’s not a question we should ask,” said Jane Pierre. “Oh, my God, he’s the president of the United States. You know, he … I can’t live with him.”
He continued: “We’ve just returned from New Mexico, we’ve just returned from California; just look at what he does, and see what he does, how he delivers to the American people.” . “
Jane Pierre’s comments come as Democrats, looking forward to 2024, see Biden as a responsibility that could potentially defeat Republicans.
Allegedly, some fear that his age, weak political status, global turmoil and lack of ability to motivate voters could reduce his chances of re-election.
David Axelrod, chief strategist for former President Barack Obama’s two winning campaigns, told the New York Times on Sunday: And that would be a big deal. “
He told the newspaper that even some of Biden’s diplomatic achievements, such as uniting NATO against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, overshadowed his weakness.
“And the reason is that he doesn’t. [get credit] Is performed. He looks his age and is not as active in front of the camera as he used to be, and he has fed a story about competence that has no roots in reality, ”Axelrod argued.
On Monday night, Jane Pierre called the Times report “heard” and “incorrect.”
“It’s not something we care about – we care about it. How are we going to deliver to the American people? How are we going to make their lives better?” He said to the lemons.
“That’s what the president is talking about. That’s his focus. And that’s where we’ll continue to focus,” added Jane Pierre, who reiterated that the Biden White House Intend to make another bid for
“There’s something called the Hatch Act that I have to be very careful about,” he said, referring to federal law.
“All I can say is that the president has repeatedly said that he intends to run for office in 2024, and I have to leave him there,” said Jane Pierre. “All I can say is that the president intends to do what the president intends to do.”
Meanwhile, Biden’s job approval rating has dropped to an embarrassing 33%, according to a survey by Quinnipiac University released last week.
In addition, more than six out of 10 Americans (64%) discourage Biden from taking over the economy.
But Jean-Pierre defended the administration’s response to skyrocketing inflation, blaming Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine for raising energy and food prices, and denouncing the US rescue plan.
“This is a president who understands what happens around the kitchen table – he grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania – when prices go up a little bit, it really hurts families,” Lehmann said. Told
“That’s why we believe we’re in a good position to control inflation, but yes, we understand that people are feeling it, and we have to remember that when we think about gas prices and food. Yes, that’s right- this is Putin’s war against Ukraine, “he said.