White Home press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre provided a stern defense of President Biden’s “endurance” on Monday, his 81st birthday, when questioned over the growing issues surrounding his age.
” I would put the president’s endurance, the president’s knowledge, capability to get this done on behalf of the American individuals versus anybody, anybody on any day of the week,” Jean-Pierre informed Fox News’ Mark Meredith throughout the White Home press rundown in action to a concern about previous Obama consultant David Axelrod raising the concern of Biden’s age.
Previously this month, Axelrod recommended it might be “sensible” for Biden to leave of the 2024 governmental race on the heels of a harsh survey that discovered him losing to previous President Donald Trump by as much as 10 points in 5 battlefield states.
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Biden’s “most significant liability” with citizens is his age, Axelrod stated. While he ought to be “pleased with his achievements,” the nation had excessive at stake to run the risk of losing to Trump in the next election, he argued.
Axelrod doubled down on the criticism previously in the day Monday, even after Biden apparently called him “a prick.”
” I do not care about them believing I’m a prick– that’s great,” Axelrod informed New york city Times writer Maureen Dowd. “I hope they do not believe the surveys are incorrect, since they’re not.”
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Nevertheless, Jean-Pierre informed Fox throughout the rundown that there was “no alarm” going on behind the scenes at the White Home regardless of those age concerns.
” No, there’s no alarm occurring behind the scenes. I can just speak behind the scenes here. There is no alarm occurring behind the scenes. And I’m definitely not going to talk about everyone who has something to state,” she stated.
” Likewise, it’s simply not my task. It’s not my task to analyze or to inform individuals what to believe. Right? Whether it’s the American individuals out there or a, you understand, political expert, or as your concern has to do with David Axelrod, it’s simply not my location to talk to that,” she stated.
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Jean-Pierre went on to state that the White Home’s viewpoint is that it wasn’t about Biden’s age, however rather his “experience.”
” That’s what our company believe. And, as they state, the evidence remains in the pudding. The president has actually utilized his experience to pass more bipartisan legislation in current time than any other president. That’s simply a truth. That is something we have actually seen this president do, which’s since of his experience … So what we state is we need to evaluate him by what he’s done, not by his numbers,” she included.
Fox News’ Hanna Panreck added to this report.
Source: Fox News.