February 20, 2024

Biden’s Mexico Gaffe Is the Only Thing Anyone Will Remember

CNN authorized analyst Jeffrey Toobin mentioned Thursday on “Anderson Cooper 360” that voters will keep in mind President Joe Biden calling Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi “the president of Mexico” in a press convention the place he was addressing his age and reminiscence after Special Counsel Robert Hur determined to not cost the president for conserving categorised paperwork.

Hur mentioned Biden was an “elderly man with a poor memory.”

Toobin mentioned, “Mexico? Mexico? Where did that come from? I mean, that’s the only thing anyone is going to remember from this. You know, he was exonerated here, and I think it’s an easy call that he was exonerated, and I think legally he’s never had a problem with this because the issue of criminal intent was quite clearly absent in the Biden case and, certainly according to the accusations in the Jack Smith indictment, is very much present in the Trump case. I think they are very different and the report even spelled this out. But Mexico? I mean, politically, how do you explain that?”

He added, “I don’t buy that at all. Classified information, people over classify so much. People take classified information all the time. I think legally this is a nonissue. The issue was Biden’s age. That didn’t seem very helpful.”

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