WATCH: Dems Say They Can Hardly Keep Up With Biden. Have They Seen Him?

September 1, 2023

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told CNN’s Jake Tapper this week that "it is hard for us to keep up with this president," after Tapper asked her about President Joe Biden’s age. The 80-year-old president’s behavior leaves a different impression.

As the Washington Free Beacon has catalogued in its "Biden’s Senior Moment of the Week" series, the president regularly struggles to find the right words, figure out where he's going, and remain upright.

Jean-Pierre isn't the first Democrat to insist Biden is full of vigor. Sen. Chris Coons (D., Del.), who serves as the co-chair of Biden’s reelection campaign, in April claimed that he, not Biden, was usually the one struggling to remember facts. Coons called Biden "fit, capable, and ready to serve another term." That same day, Homeland Security secretary Alejandro Mayorkas appeared on NBC to declare, unconvincingly, that Biden is "incredibly sharp" and "incredibly probing."

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