Donna Brazile, former chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), said on Sunday that Democrats need to be “concerned,” ahead of the 2020 election due to recent polls showing concern over President Biden’s age. “I don’t sleep at night thinking that everything is fine, OK?” Brazile
During “This Week,” “I have nieces, nephews, who ask, “Well, why should I vote this guy?” I tell them, “Your papa was also old, and look at what he did for you.” So, I think that the Democrats need to keep making their case. Democrats should be worried.”
Brazile said Democrats must run as if “they are 10 points behind or even worse, to raise enthusiasm.” She then went on to praise the “record” of achievements that the Biden Administration has made in terms of economic growth and investments for the American people. said Sunday on ABC’sBrazile made her comments after a series polls that showed growing concern about Biden’s aging. Biden, at 80 years old, is the oldest president in U.S. history. He would be 86 by the time he completed his second term if he were to be reelected in 2020. A CNN poll conducted last week revealed that 56 percent among Democrats and 73 per cent of Americans were concerned about Biden’s level of mental and physical competence. Around 60 percent expressed concern over his ability to win in 2024 if he wins the party nomination. The poll revealed that 62 percent among Democrats and 76 per cent of Americans are concerned about his ability to complete a second term. Brazile, when asked about the poll results, said that Biden’s experience and age would be an “X-factor” in his reelection. Brazile stated that “Democrats need to understand Joe Biden’s experience as a leader and his commitment to serving the American people,” Brazile added. “So, why might be an “X” factor. There are other factors which will come into play when we head to the polls in 420 days.” In an interview conducted last week, Harris stated that she was prepared to become president “if needed,” but dismissed concerns about Biden’s aging.
“Yes I am, if necessary. Harris told CBS News’ Margaret Brennan that Joe Biden would be fine. The vice president said that she worked with Biden every day and praised the work of the administration under his leadership.
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