This Friday, July 29, the White House spokeswoman, Karine Jean-Pierre, reported that the current president of the United States, Joe Biden, plans to run for the 2024 elections, elections in which his previous adversary Donald Trump could also run. Trump.
“The president intends to run in 2024. We are a long way from this. I cannot go into details of any electoral poll,” the spokeswoman said during a press conference.
Contrary to his intentions, a poll conducted by Decision Desk HQ revealed that 60% of Americans questioned do not want the current president, who recently tested negative for COVID-19 PCR, to run for re-election. Likewise, 30% of the supporters of the Democratic Party expressed their rejection of a possible Biden candidacy for 2024.
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The announcement of a possible re-election comes just one day after the US Department of Commerce’s Office of Economic Analysis reported that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 0.2%, a clear indicator of recession .
However, despite the data, the president stressed that the North American country is not going through an economic crisis. “We have a record labor market and record unemployment of 3.6%. We have created nine million new jobs so far since I became president. Businesses are investing. Doesn’t sound like a recession to me,” Biden said.
On the other hand, Joe Biden’s old rival during the 2020 elections, Republican Donald Trump, left the door open to run in a future election. “Maybe we have to do it again,” he said.
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