Biden Democrat opponent Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) says that Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report was so damning, it “all but handed” former President Donald Trump the 2024 presidential election.
“It’s another sad day for America and particularly for President Biden and his family,” Phillips told Fox News Digital. “While President Biden ‘willfully retained and disclosed classified materials,’ the Special Counsel elected not to prosecute him because a jury would likely not convict a ‘well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory.'”
Phillips continued, “The Report simply affirms what most Americans already know, that the President cannot continue to serve as our Commander-in-Chief beyond his term ending January 20, 2025. Already facing the lowest approval numbers in modern history and losing in each of the key battleground states, this Report has all but handed the 2024 election to Donald Trump if Joe Biden is the Democratic nominee — and I invite fellow Democrats to face the truth.”
The most damning part of Hur’s report zeroed in on Biden’s cognitive decline.
“We have also considered that, at trial, Mr. Biden would likely present himself to a jury, as he did during our interview of him, as a sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory,” Hur wrote in the report. “Based on our direct interactions with and observations of him, he is someone from whom many jurors will want to identify reasonable doubt. It would be difficult to convince a jury that they should convict him — by then a former president well into his eighties — of a serious felony that requires a mental state of willfulness.”
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