NewsBiden's memory lapses raise questions ahead of re-election campaign

Biden's memory lapses raise questions ahead of re‑election campaign

Joe Biden
Joe Biden
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3:26 AM EST, February 9, 2024

Joe Biden will soon seek re-election. It is almost sure that his opponent will be Donald Trump, his predecessor. The election campaign in the United States is slowly beginning to take shape.

Trump's supporters, who no longer wish for Biden to be in the White House, often refer to the current president's health condition. They highlight his apparent memory problems.

Biden will not face trial

These details relate to a prosecutorial investigation. It was announced on Thursday (February 8) that Joe Biden would not be held liable in court for allegedly taking confidential national security documents with him when he concluded his vice-presidential duties in 2017. Robert Hurr, who led the investigation, decided not to bring criminal charges.

The American prosecutor emphasized Biden's memory issues. - Mr. Biden would likely present himself to the jury, as he did during our hearing, as a well-meaning elderly man with a frail memory, said Hurr. According to the prosecutor, Biden's memory was "greatly strained" when responding to questions during the hearing.

Biden's blunder elicits numerous comments in the U.S

Joe Biden commented on the outcomes of the investigation. - I was delighted, (...) that I will not be charged in this case. It was a comprehensive investigation, Biden said.

Simultaneously, he responded to the remarks about his memory's state. - It's even stated that I don't remember when my son died. (...) How on earth does he have the audacity to bring that up, Biden said of Hurr's report. He affirmed that he is mentally fit. When asked if he should resign, the President of the United States maintained that he was the most suitable person in the country to be the president and should complete the job he began.

Nonetheless, Biden committed an error during his speech that is worth pondering. The host of the White House referred to Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the Egyptian President, as the "President of Mexico".

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