ANNIVERSARY A touching tweet from the First Lady in the middle of the afternoon… This is the only publication from the White House, which has not no public events scheduled for Sunday to celebrate Joe Biden's 80th birthday
Joe Biden is the first American president to celebrate his 80th birthday in office. — Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP
It’s the first time that a US President in office turns 80 but Joe Biden , whose age is being debated as he plans to run for re-election, did not particularly impress him. the occasion on Sunday.
It took until mid-afternoon for his wife Jill Biden to post an affectionate message, with two photos of the couple dancing in tuxedos and gala attire. “I wouldn’t dance with anyone else. Happy Birthday Joe! I love you,” the First Lady.
There’s no one else I’d rather dance with than you.
Happy Birthday, Joe! I love you.💕 pic.twitter.com/7GmgE5vbqy
— Jill Biden (@FLOTUS) November 20, 2022
Access to this content has been blocked in order to respect your choice of consent
No public events scheduled by the White House
It’s there; the only publication coming from the White House, which did not plan any public event on Sunday and which did not specifically indicate how, or even if the president was going to celebrate his birthday.
On Saturday, the president had however celebrated his birthday. to the White House another important family milestone: the nuptials of his granddaughter Naomi, closed to the press.
It’s also with the family that the Democrat intends to discuss his possible candidacy for the post. the presidential election of 2024. So far, he repeats having “the intention” to get started, and has promised to make its decision public early next year.
A majority of Americans opposed to what it represents
According to various polls, a majority many Americans reject the idea of a new candidacy. If Joe Biden is not an exception in the American political landscape, where it’s not uncommon to come across influential personalities who have blithely exceeded 70 or even 75 years, the mid-term elections have however brought the beginning of a generational change in her party.
The very influential Nancy Pelosi, 82, for example, renounced Thursday at; run for a new term as Speaker of the House of Representatives. The US president had undergone a detailed medical check-up about a year ago, concluding that he was “vigorous” and “in good health.”.
But Joe Biden, like other presidents before him, bears the marks of an exhausting office. It is now difficult to forget his age, which betrays his stiffer gait and certain moments of confusion.