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Biden’s family, especially Hunter, strongly urging him NOT to drop out


President Joe Biden’s family has made it clear they do not want him to drop his re-election bid, despite the raging storm around him.

After a brutally disappointing presidential debate against former President Donald Trump, shocking poll numbers and the defection of the once-loyal media, Biden continues to run the race, refusing to step aside and allow another Democrat to rescue the sinking 2024 ticket.

Reports surfaced that the president would be meeting with family over the weekend at Camp David to discuss the future of the campaign, according to NBC News. And now, a New York Times report claimed the Bidens have urged the feeble 81-year-old to keep going, noting that his son Hunter Biden was one of the “strongest voices” in that regard.

“One of the strongest voices imploring Mr. Biden to resist pressure to drop out was his son Hunter Biden, whom the president has long leaned on for advice, said one of the people informed about the discussions, who, like others, spoke on condition of anonymity to share internal deliberations,” read the Times piece by reporters Katie Rogers and Peter Baker.

“Hunter Biden wants Americans to see the version of his father that he knows — scrappy and in command of the facts — rather than the stumbling, aging president Americans saw on Thursday night,” they wrote.

“This is crazy,” CNN’s Scott Jennings said of the report, calling out the president’s son as a “convicted felon, notorious influence-peddler and crack addict.”

“Gravy trains with biscuit wheels have a lot of momentum,” the CNN political contributor said. “I understand why they want him to stay in the race”

Politico cited unnamed sources who said the Biden family “wanted the president to continue in the campaign rather than end his career with a calamitous debate performance against Trump, whom they all loathe. First lady Jill Biden and his son Hunter Biden were the loudest voices urging the president to stay in the 2024 contest.”

“Since the debate, Biden’s family has publicly and privately rallied behind him. Granddaughters Finnegan and Natalie Biden traveled with the president and first lady for a slate of fundraising events on Saturday in New York and New Jersey,” Politico noted.  “Although the family had long planned to spend this weekend together at Camp David to take a family portrait with photographer Annie Leibovitz, the gathering offered an opportunity for them to sit down together in the days following what is shaping up to be a low point in the president’s decades-long political career.”

According to the Times report, the president does not seem to be owning any of the responsibility for his debate performance, with his family joining in to criticize staffers.

“Members of Mr. Biden’s family were likewise said to be focused on the president’s staff, including Ms. [Anita] Dunn, a White House senior adviser, and her husband, Mr. [Bob] Bauer, the president’s personal attorney, who played Mr. Trump during debate rehearsals,” the report continued, even claiming Biden’s “summer tan” had been covered up for cameras.

“They were asking why Mr. [Ron] Klain, the former White House chief of staff who ran the preparations, would in their view allow him to be overloaded with statistics, and they were angry that Mr. Biden, who arrived for the debate in Atlanta with a summer tan, was made up to look pale and pallid, said one of the people, who has been in touch with several members of the family,” they wrote.

Biden campaign spokesperson Kevin Munoz pushed back on the reports, saying in a statement: “The aides who prepped the President have been with him for years, often decades, seeing him through victories and challenges. He maintains strong confidence in them.”

On social media, many read between the lines on why the Biden family is urging the declining president to stick it out.

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