February 26, 2024

Biden’s Younger than Me and People Say They Don’t Know in Depositions

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Ac360,” Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) criticized Special Counsel Robert Hur’s remarks on President Joe Biden’s psychological sharpness and acknowledged that folks say they don’t know issues in depositions and additionally acknowledged that whereas Biden’s age “is an objective fact,” it’s additionally “all relative. He’s younger than I am. So, what do I have to say about his age?”

After saying that Biden is “very sharp” mentally, Pelosi stated, “I think that people do make mistakes. I think his age is one thing that’s an objective fact. His making a mistake from time to time, we all do that. When the former — ex-President, defeated President Trump made a mistake about one thing or another, he would make the same mistake seven times. It wasn’t a slip of the tongue. It was a complete going down a path of something that wasn’t even true, intentionally or otherwise. So, I think, that again, age is an objective fact, as I say, it’s all relative. He’s younger than I am. So, what do I have to say about his age? But he is, again, knowledgeable, wise.” And that Biden has invaluable expertise.

Later, she added that “it’s really sad what the special counsel came out with. He is — he should’ve — you’re a prosecutor, you don’t — it’s a professional thing to do. To start deciding on somebody’s age — do you know that before Trump was President, before he was President, so, now we’re going back about, what, seven years, so he was 70 or 69 at the time, over 1,000 times, he said, I don’t know. I can’t remember. I don’t know? Again, over 1,000 times in depositions. So, people say that in depositions, some. 1,000 times, something’s wrong there, but nonetheless. So, for this report to go into the personal aspects of somebody saying, I don’t know, I don’t remember, when they didn’t really call it out on other people, but anyway, we don’t agonize, we organize.”

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