Legendary political strategist James Carville argued Saturday that the White House has little confidence in President Biden after he turned down a Super Bowl Sunday interview.
Biden not too long ago declined to participate within the Super Bowl Sunday interview for the second yr in a row. The interview is a practice that started in 2009 with President Obama.
The interview is usually seen as a method for the president to attach with an enormous viewers that does not normally tune into political conferences. Last yr, the Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles noticed 115 million viewers.
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Carville, a long-time Democrat, gave his tackle the state of affairs whereas being interviewed on CNN on Saturday.
“It’s the biggest television audience, not even close, and you get a chance to do a 20-, 25-minute interview on that day,” Carville started.
“And you don’t do it? That’s a kind of sign that the staff or yourself doesn’t have much confidence in you,” Carville continued. “There’s no other way to read this.”
Biden will not be the primary president to show down the prospect to talk to Super Bowl audiences. In 2018, President Trump declined to sit down down with NBC for a Super Bowl interview.
The guide additionally opined about Biden’s superior age, days after the president held a press convention about his psychological competence.
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“And he’s not going to do debates,” Carville mentioned. “He is old, I know what it is because I’m almost as old as he is, and it’s never going to get better.”
On Thursday, Biden lashed out at reporters in a press convention after the discharge of Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report doubting the president’s psychological acuity.
“I’m well-meaning, and I’m an elderly man, and I know what the hell I’m doing,” Biden mentioned to a query requested by Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy. “I’ve been president and I put this country back on its feet. I don’t need his recommendation.”
“How bad is your memory? And can you continue as president?” Doocy requested.
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“My memory is so bad [that] I let you speak,” Biden fired again.
Fox News Digital’s David Rutz and Joseph A. Wulfsohn contributed to this report.