The French president was privately informed by Jill Biden that she and Joe Biden were prepared for his reelection campaign: NYT
Emmanuel Macron joined the Bidens in a toast to the US president's 2024 campaign, according to the New York Times. First Lady Jill Biden spoke with the French president about her husband's political future.
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The 80-year-old Biden has not publicly declared whether he will run for office again in 2024, though he is rumored to have been talking about it with his immediate family this past week.
The first lady made the remark last week at the White House during a state dinner for Macron and his wife Brigitte, according to two sources who spoke to the Times.
According to the Times, when Macron asked Jill Biden if she was serious, Jill Biden responded, "absolutely." Macron then led a lighthearted ...
...toast to Biden's 2024 campaign. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Insider.
Biden is the oldest president in US history at the age of 80, and some people think he's too old to seek reelection. Polls show that many voters share these concerns.
Even so, many predict that Biden will run again in light of his party's success in the midterm elections. Earlier this year, ...
...Biden's poll numbers were at an all-time low, and it seemed as though his legislative agenda was coming to a grinding halt.
But a better-than-expected midterm performance by Democrats, capped off by Raphael Warnock's victory in the Georgia Senate runoff on Tuesday, has given Biden's chances a fresh start.
The focus will increasingly shift to 2024 now that the midterm elections are over.