Majority of voters imagine Biden is simply too previous, ballot reveals | EUROtoday

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A majority of voters – 73 per cent – say that President Joe Biden is simply too previous to be an efficient president. Forty-two per cent say the identical about former President Donald Trump.

In a New York Times/Siena College ballot performed late final month, 47 per cent of survey respondents strongly agreed with the assertion that Mr Biden is simply too previous to be efficient, whereas 26 per cent considerably agreed. Fourteen per cent considerably disagreed, and 11 per cent strongly disagreed.

For Mr Trump, 21 per cent strongly agreed that he’s too previous, one other 21 per cent considerably agreed, 23 per cent considerably disagreed, and 32 per cent strongly disagreed.

Concerns about Mr Biden’s age now threaten his re-election effort, at the same time as each he and Mr Trump are exhibiting indicators of their age, typically showing to combine issues up throughout public appearances. Mr Biden, the oldest serving president in US historical past, is 81, and Mr Trump, the third oldest president in US historical past, is 77.

Mr Trump was 74 on the finish of his presidency, whereas the second oldest president, Ronald Reagan, was 77. He died in 2004 on the age of 93 after combating Alzheimer’s illness.

A majority of those that supported Mr Biden in 2020 – 61 per cent – now suppose he’s too previous to be efficient, in accordance with the ballot.

Nineteen per cent of those that voted for Mr Biden final time round and 13 per cent of these planning on voting for him once more stated within the survey that he’s too previous to deal with the job of being the commander-in-chief.

Mr Biden’s physician stated after his annual bodily this week that he “continues to be fit for duty”.

Physician to the President Dr Kevin O’Connor wrote that Mr Biden is “a healthy, active, robust 81-year-old male, who remains fit to successfully execute the duties of the Presidency, to include those as Chief Executive, Head of State and Commander in Chief”.

Dr O’Connor added that a few of “stable and well-controlled” medical situations embody “obstructive sleep apnea, a-fib with normal ventricular response, hyperlipidemia, gastroesophageal reflux, seasonal allergies, spinal arthritis and sensory peripheral neuropathy of the feet”.

“The president feels well and this year’s physical identified no new concerns. He continues to be fit for duty and fully executes all of his responsibilities without any exemptions or accommodations,” he stated.

At the tip of a second time period, Mr Biden can be 86 whereas Mr Trump can be 82.

Forty-five per cent of registered voters stated Mr Biden was too previous to be president within the New York Times/Siena College ballot.

The ballot comes after a particular counsel report into his dealing with of categorized paperwork, which really helpful no fees, described him as a “well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory” in addition to “diminished faculties in advancing age”.

Mr Biden blasted the report throughout a press convention, saying that his reminiscence is okay at the same time as he appeared to combine up the presidents of Mexico and Egypt.