Suozzi on Biden: ‘The underside line is he’s previous’

Former Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-N.Y.), who’s in search of to return to Congress in New York’s particular election Tuesday, mentioned in a Monday interview that President Biden is “previous” however that he’ll doubtless assist his reelection in 2024.

“I imply, the underside line is he’s previous. I imply, he’s 81 years previous,” Suozzi mentioned in an interview on “Good Day New York” when requested whether or not Biden is just too previous to run for president once more.

“Everyone knows folks — I do know 81-year-old folks which are in good condition, and I do know 81-year-olds that aren’t in nice form. He’s previous, and there’s no query about it,” Suozzi mentioned.

Suozzi mentioned he’s “doubtless” to assist Biden’s reelection bid however left the door open to a distinct candidate finally ascending to the highest of the ticket.

“If he finally ends up being the Democratic candidate, I’m prone to assist him, sure. We’ve acquired to see what occurs,” Suozzi mentioned.

“There’s every kind of debate as as to if or not he’s going to stay it out or not,” Suozzi later added. “I don’t have any inside scoop or something like that, however, you understand, let’s see what occurs between now and the Democratic conference.”

Suozzi is dealing with Republican candidate Mazi Pilip in his bid to win again his previous Home seat representing New York’s third Congressional District.

He has distanced himself from Biden and from institution Democrats all through his marketing campaign to interchange former Rep. George Santos (R), who was expelled from the Home on the finish of final 12 months.

Nonetheless, Suozzi criticized these insulting the sitting president, an workplace he steered demanded extra respect throughout celebration strains.

“He’s the president of the US of America. I don’t like folks insulting the president of the US of America. And I’d do the identical factor when Trump was the president; I don’t like folks insulting the president of the US of America,” Suozzi mentioned.

“That is severe enterprise. This isn’t video games. That is life and loss of life with folks getting killed all around the world. There are folks which are anxious they will’t preserve their homes, they will’t — their children will not be going to do in addition to them. That is severe enterprise,” Suozzi continued. “And this tweeting, attacking, you understand, ‘You’re no good,’ ‘You’re no good,’ is killing our nation.”

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