As Biden turns 79, there'’s no letup in speculation over whether he runs for reelection

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President Biden is investing his 79 th birthday in his home town of Wilmington, Delaware.

A day ahead of his birthday, the president informed press reporters “I feel fantastic” after going through the very first of his yearly physical examinations, which occurred Friday early morning at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

” Nothing has actually altered. We’re in good condition. Therefore, you understand, I’m eagerly anticipating commemorating my 58 th birthday,” the president joked.


Biden made history last November when he ended up being the earliest individual ever chosen president. If he projects for reelection in 2024 and wins, Biden would be 82 at his 2nd inaugural and 86 at the end of his 2nd term.

Biden leans to hear a reporter's question as he returns to the White House, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Washington, from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Biden leans to hear a press reporter’s concern as he returns to the White House, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Washington, from Walter Reed National Military Medical.
( AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

There’s been lots of chatter and speculation in current weeks whether the president will run for a 2nd 4 year term in the White House.

Asked in March at the very first official press conference of his presidency about his 2024 strategies, Biden stated, “My response is yes. I intend on running for reelection. That’s my expectation.”

This week the president made New Hampshire— a secret 2022 midterm election battlefield and the state that for a century has actually held the very first main in the governmental nominating calendar– his very first stop to offer the $1.2 trillion bipartisan facilities step that he signed into law on Monday.

  • President Joe Biden rests on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, as he heads to Wilmington, Del., for the weekend. ( AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

  • President Joe Biden strolls previous Peanut Butter, the nationwide Thanksgiving turkey, after he was pardoned throughout an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.( AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The White House highlighted that the drop in New Hampshire was “a chance to highlight how the facilities costs can assist neighborhoods.” A Democratic strategist with ties to Biden world informed Fox News that “there’s no choice that the White House makes about where to send out the president that does not have some sort of political factor to consider. They’re passing by these locations by mishap, ever.”


And a long time Democratic expert informed Fox News that “anytime somebody pertains to New Hampshire, it has ramifications for the next governmental election. Beginning this trip in New Hampshire, I believe, states that Biden has every strategy of running for reelection. All this chatter that’s out there, this is factored into attempting to tone that down, that at least at this point in time the strategy is to run once again. That’s part of why he’s concerning New Hampshire.”

The journey was Biden’s very first journey as president to either New Hampshire or Iowa, who’s caucuses start the governmental nominating calendar.

Fox News’ Erin McEwan added to this report