US First Lady Jill Biden says her husband, President Joe Biden, plans to participate election for a second four-year term, but a formal announcement has yet to be made.
According to the British news agency Reuters, when the American broadcaster CNN asked her about Biden’s recently completed trips to Namibia and Kenya, Jill Biden said that she expected him (Biden) to be a campaigner. Will announce.
Jill Biden, in response to a question, dismissed the possibility that the 80-year-old Democrat could drop out in 2024.
He made even stronger remarks to The Associated Press during the trip. When he was asked if the president would contest the election again.
Jill Biden responded, “How many times do they have to say that to make you believe it?”
Whether or not Biden should run in 2024 is currently a topic of debate among Democrats.
Joe Biden himself has repeatedly said he plans to run for re-election and has dismissed questions about his age, but has yet to make a formal announcement.
“There are a lot of other things that I have to finish before I start the campaign,” he told ABC’s David Moyer at the White House.
Joe Biden said last November that he would decide as early as 2023 whether he would run for re-election. However, no announcement is expected until spring.
Biden has not faced a major primary challenger to date. He was caught up in the classified documents controversy earlier in the year and his schedule has been dominated by foreign policy focus, including a surprise visit to Ukraine recently.
When asked if an announcement is possible in March or April, former Biden White House adviser Cedric Richmond said, “Whenever Biden is ready, he will make an announcement.”
Some Americans in polls have expressed concern about his age, as Biden will turn 86 by the end of his second term.