Trump Defends Biden's Age: 'Not Too Old' to Be President

Posted on AllSides September 14th, 2023
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2024 Presidential Election, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Ageism, Competency

Former President Donald Trump does not think that President Joe Biden's age poses an issue for his 2024 campaign—his mental capacity does.

"CROOKED JOE BIDEN is NOT too OLD, he is too INCOMPETENT!" Trump wrote in a Truth Social post Monday.

A dilemma has emerged concerning aging politicians for both sides of the aisle. Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell has also raised questions about his ability to serve after a recent series of health-related issues at the age of 81. And 90-year-old Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein has faced calls to retire from some members of her own party.

Biden, who will turn 81 in November,...

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