First lady Dr. Jill Biden scorned the prospect of her husband, President Joe Biden, taking a competency test for elderly politicians.
During an interview, Biden called the proposal by Nikki Haley, who is running for the Republican presidential nomination, a “ridiculous” idea.
“We would never even discuss something like that,” she added when asked if her husband would consider such a test, according to CNN.
At 80, Joe Biden is already the oldest person to be president. Concerns have been raised in recent years about Biden’s physical fitness and mental acuity, even among those in his own party, spurred by moments in which the president has tripped or fumbled his words.
Haley appeared to take aim at Biden as well as former President Donald Trump, under whom she served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, last month with a push for younger leaders. Read more…