Joe Biden’s verbal as well as physical stumbles have made most Americans aware that he is not up for the job as POTUS.
Democrats and their allies in the media have been ignoring this obvious truth for the last two years, but as tensions in the world grow, this is becoming more of an issue.
Finally, a Democrat has finally thrown his hat into the ring to challenge Joe Biden and is daring to say the blatantly obvious truth.
Dean Phillips throws his hat into the ring
Democrat Rep. Dean Phillips of Minnesota has publicly announced that he plans to challenge Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Phillips will kick off his campaign in the state of New Hampshire, where he’ll file to appear on the primary ballot.
In an interview with CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa, Phillips said, “I am. I have to” when referring to his decision.
The lawmaker appeared on the CBS Mornings show in an interview set to air this week.
Phillips is just 54 years old, while Biden is 80, and he believes that it is time for a whole new generation of Democrats to take control of the party.
He said he has spent his energy studying polling data, and he’s alarmed about the possibility of Donald Trump beating Mr. Biden if the 2024 election ends up a rematch of the race in 2020.
In the interview, Phillips said that he thinks “President Biden has done a spectacular job for our country. But it’s not about the past. This is an election about the future.”
He did recognize that he would face an uphill battle since it seems that many long-time Democrats are poised to back Joe Biden, and a large number of them are still convinced that Biden is fully capable of beating Donald Trump.
But Phillips believes that a large percentage of Democrat voters are hungry for an alternative that can provide a younger outlook and more centrist message.
Regardless of his plans, he also says he encourages other Democrats to enter the race so that more competition will bring the party a new, strong nominee.
Phillips sat down with Costa at a home he owns in Middleburg, Virginia, but he plans to head to New Hampshire at the end of the week before the filing deadline for candidates to get onto the primary ballot.
A serious contender
After Phillips leaves New Hampshire, his campaign will start on a nationwide bus tour.
But earlier in the week, Biden’s reelection campaign told New Hampshire Democrats that he won’t appear on the state’s primary ballot.
The news comes from a letter written by Biden campaign officials saying the decision was made according to party guidelines.
The letter states that Joe Biden “is obligated as a Democratic candidate for President to comply with the Delegate Selection Rules for the 2024 Democratic National Convention.”
Biden’s primary calendar shows that South Carolina will be the first state to hold a primary that awards delegates for the Democratic National Convention, slated to be held in Chicago next year.
State law requires New Hampshire to host the country’s first primaries, but state Democrats could not convince legislators to reverse the statute regarding delegates.
Meanwhile, it isn’t stopping Dean Phillips from throwing his hat into the ring.
Informed American will keep you up-to-date on any developments to this ongoing story.