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White House Insiders Reportedly Admit Joe Biden ‘Too Old to Travel’ on Frequent International Trips

White House insiders reportedly admitted Joe Biden is ‘too old to travel’ for an upcoming trip to the United Kingdom for the King’s Coronation.

According to The Telegraph, Biden will reject an invitation to attend the event at Buckingham Palace.

Sources reportedly claimed they want to prevent Biden from becoming ‘too tired’ to perform his domestic duties.

What domestic duties does Biden have (besides destroying the United States from the inside)?

According to the outlet, one of the sources reportedly said “The guy is 80. They space out his big bursts of activity quite considerably.”

The King’s Coronation is scheduled for May 6th.

However, Biden is apparently going to Northern Ireland this month.

Sources reportedly worry the two transatlantic trips will require too much stamina from Biden.

From The Telegraph via MSN:

Mr Biden is the oldest person to hold the office of president, and was eight years older than Donald Trump, the second-oldest, at the time of their inaugurations.

If he decides to run again in the next presidential election and serves a full term, he will be 86 by the time he leaves office in 2028.

Sources close to the Coronation discussions on both sides of the Atlantic pointed out that there was precedent for US presidents not attending coronations, and that Mr Biden did attend Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral in September.


The president’s age has become a major topic of discussion in Washington ahead of his expected decision to run again in 2024.

On Thursday, Kevin McCarthy, the Republican House speaker, appeared to joke about Mr Biden’s age while telling lawmakers in his party that he hoped to negotiate with the president on the US debt ceiling.

“I would bring lunch to the White House. I would make it soft food, if that’s what he wants,” Mr McCarthy said in a news conference.

Karine Jean-Pierre, the White House’s press secretary, later responded that Mr Biden is “able to pick out his own Starbucks…I’ll say that”.

The White House has repeatedly declined to confirm the 80-year-old president’s attendance at the Coronation but strongly has rejected claims that concerns over his age would be a factor in his travel plans.

One staffer pointed to the president’s recent busy travel schedule, including being on the road for multiple events in the last week.

Mr Biden’s age is known to be a sensitive topic in the West Wing, although those staff tasked with handling his schedule generally try to avoid extended travel wherever possible.

The president has also participated in far fewer extended press conferences with the White House press corps as well as the traditional media interviews than his most recent predecessors.


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