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If Elected, Joe Biden Should Be President for Five Minutes

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

On Wednesday, Politico reported that former vice president Joe Biden has suggested to aides that he intends to serve only one term if he wins the 2020 presidential election. “According to four people who regularly talk to Biden,” Politico's Ryan Lizza wrote, “all of whom asked for anonymity to discuss internal campaign matters, it is virtually inconceivable that he will run for reelection in 2024, when he would be the first octogenarian president.” The idea is easy to understand from Biden's perspective. The promise of a single term could, in theory, encourage some Democrats who would...
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Joe Biden is floating a one-term presidency over concerns about his age

Joe Biden is floating a one-term presidency over concerns about his age

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Former Vice President Joe Biden is considering running as a one-term president as way to assuage concerns about his age, according to a Wednesday Politico report .
"If Biden is elected, he's going to be 82 years old in four years and he won't be running for reelection," a top adviser to the campaign told Politico.
Biden has consistently made the case that he's running for president to prevent Trump from winning a second term. And he's arguing that he's the best-positioned Democrat in the race to beat the president.
Critics have argued Biden would be a "lame duck" president if he even...
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