The first thing on most people’s minds after Joe Biden officially announced his intent to run for president again was, “Seriously? He’s 80 years old and clearly experiencing cognitive decline. What’s he thinking?” Naturally, the obvious concerns about his advanced age and diminished mental acuity has led to speculation that Biden’s seeking reelection in order to hand off the presidency to Kamala Harris, who would otherwise be unelectable.
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was given the opportunity to dispute this theory during Tuesday’s White House press briefing… and didn’t.
“Does the president plan to serve all eight years?” a reporter asked.
“I’m not — I’m just not going to get ahead of the president,” she replied. “That’s something for him to decide. I’m just not going to get ahead of it. And we’re — there’s a 2024 campaign. Anything related to that, I would refer you to that.” Read more…