Eight Words and a Verbal Slip Put Biden’s Age Back at the Center of 2024

February 09, 2024

The Trump operation has made plain its intent to use Mr. Biden’s stiffer gait and sometimes garbled speech to cast him as weak. As a legal matter, Mr. Hur’s report absolved Mr. Biden of criminal wrongdoing, announcing that there was insufficient evidence to charge him. Representative Robert Garcia, a California Democrat, said Mr. Hur had no expertise to judge Mr. Biden’s memory. Representative Dean Phillips of Minnesota, who is Mr. Biden’s only remaining Democratic primary challenger, has attracted little support so far. So — I don’t know how you get out of this.”“The whole day,” he added, “was confirming an existing suspicion.”The post Eight Words and a Verbal Slip Put Biden’s Age Back at the Center of 2024 appeared first on New York Times.