Biden considers stepping aside for Michelle Obama in 2024 race - Der Spiegel

Joe Biden
Joe Biden

This summer, President Joe Biden may consider stepping out of the presidential race in favor of endorsing Michelle Obama, former First Lady and wife of ex-President Barack Obama, according to a report by Der Spiegel on May 5.

The U.S. Democratic Party is considering the possibility that Biden may announce his decision in August 2024 at a party convention in Chicago.

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Der Spiegel states that Michelle Obama has been added to the roster of potential candidates, with public opinion polls currently being conducted to gauge her viability.

"The idea of a female president inspires many Americans," Der Spiegel notes.

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According to the journalists, one of the reasons for this possible decision is Biden's age: two-thirds of Americans believe he is too old to lead the country for another four years.

Despite the age of Donald Trump, who is also running for the presidency, many Americans express reluctance to see him win the next election. Amid numerous legal cases against Trump, this may affect voter preferences.

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