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Joe Biden turns 80 as he weighs his re-election campaign

President Joe Biden turned 80 on Sunday, the first US president to reach that age while in office.

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born in Pennsylvania on November 20, 1942.

Biden is the oldest US president in office since taking office in 2021 – at the age of 78.

The Biden family is expected to mark the occasion with a White House brunch hosted by First Lady Jill Biden, according to the White House. Many members of the Biden family are in Washington, DC, for the wedding of the president’s eldest granddaughter, Naomi Biden, which was held at the White House on Saturday.

Biden continues to dismiss questions about his health, repeatedly reassuring people that he feels physically and mentally healthy.

“I don’t think of myself as being as old as I am anymore than stealing,” he said in an interview with 60 minutes in September, telling critics her age to “watch me.”

“I mean, it’s just that I haven’t observed anything in terms of – there’s no things that I’m not doing now that I was doing before, whether it’s physical, or mental, or whatever. “, he added.

But Americans have reason to worry after watching him fall aboard Air Force One three times in March, fall off his bike in June and repeatedly appear lost or confused on stage, or unable to read properly. his speeches on his teleprompter.

Two-thirds of Americans polled midterm said they did not want Biden to run for re-election.

Despite criticism, Biden continues to challenge Americans who don’t want him to run again in 2024.

The president is expected to make his final decision on whether or not to run for office over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays while spending time with his family.

“I guess it would be early next year when we would make that judgement,” he told a press conference after the half-terms.

If Biden runs and wins again, he would be 82 on inauguration day and 86 at the end of his second term.

Previously, the longest serving US president was Ronald Reagan, who was 77 at the end of his second term.

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