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The White House denies rumors that Joe Biden could withdraw from the election

The White House denies rumors that Joe Biden could withdraw from the election
The White House denies rumors that Joe Biden could withdraw from the election

According to a report by the New York Timesthe Democratic candidate and current president of the United States was considering withdrawing from the race.

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The spokesperson for the White House, Karine Jean-Pierreand, he assured that Joe Biden “is not at all” considering withdrawing from the US presidential election USA which will be held on November 5, and thus denied a report by the New York Times which suggested otherwise.

In addition, Jean-Pierre called for “turning the page” on the poor performance of the current president American in the first debate against the Republican Donald Trumpwhich those around him have attributed to various reasons, including a cold, a sore throat, fatigue and jet lag.

Joe Biden’s spokeswoman ruled out that Joe Biden suffers from any degenerative disease

The spokeswoman also responded firmly when asked if Biden suffered from some kind of degenerative disease: “I have an answer for you. Are you ready for it? … It’s a no. And I hope you ask the other one exactly the same question.“, he said.

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Karine Jean-Pierre flatly denied that Biden is considering backing out.

Karine Jean-Pierre flatly denied that Biden is considering backing out.

On the other hand, Andrew Batesa White House press secretary, posted a message on X (formerly Twitter) denying what was published by the well-known New York newspaper: “This statement is absolutely false. If he New York Times If you had given us more than 7 minutes to comment, we would have told you.“.

The New York Times report that cast doubt on Biden’s candidacy

While the report of New York Times does not say that Biden has explicitly questioned his candidacy, buthas off the record statements which suggest that could withdraw his candidacy if he fails to convince the electorate in the coming weeks.

“He knows that If you have two more events like that, we’ll be in a different place.“the US official said in his off-the-record statement.

A senior Biden adviser, who also spoke on condition of anonymity, said the president was “well aware of the political challenge he faces”.

The American newspaper also revealed a confession that Biden would have made after the first presidential debate: “I didn’t listen to my staff. And then I came back and almost I fell asleep on stage“, said. “In any case, this is not an excuse, but it is an explanation.”

The truth is that some Democratic Congressmen They asked to remove the current president from the race, since he is far behind Donald Trump in the polls. They would have even suggested the name of Kamala Harriscurrent vice president.

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Kamala Harris, the Democratic candidate if Biden withdraws.

Kamala Harris, the Democratic candidate if Biden withdraws.

For his part, Biden will meet this Wednesday at the White House with democratic governors behind closed doors to try to clear up any doubts.

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