Hollywood stars push Biden to ditch Harris – Media – RT World News
A group of actors called on the president to replace the vice president with a new candidate in 2024.
A group of actors and other Hollywood political donors have argued that President Joe Biden should oust Kamala Harris as vice president and choose a new candidate when he runs for re-election in 2024.
California Democrat and former US Senator Barbara Boxer said in a recent Zoom call that Hollywood actors and executives are undermining Harris Biden’s chances of winning a second term because, given his advanced age, voters are paying more attention than usual to an unpopular vice. president. This was reported by CNN on Sunday. Callers included Helen Hunt, Ron Livingston and the cast “Beverly Hills 90210” Gabriel Carteris, CNN quoted two unidentified callers as saying.
Donors asked Boxer how to convince Biden to replace Harris. “If you feel that way, you should let Biden know,” he said. replied the former senator. Boxer told CNN when asked for an interview. “I said it was the president’s choice.”
According to a Yahoo News/YouGov poll released earlier this month, seven in ten US voters (68%) think the 80-year-old Biden is too old to run for re-election. He would have been 86 years old at the end of his second term if he had been able to serve for four years. Among Democrats, 48% of voters think Biden is too old, while 34% disagree.
Given that the vice president will be next in line for the presidency if Biden fails to fulfill his mandate, his candidacy will be scrutinized. According to Yahoo News/YouGov, only 37% of voters favor Harris, compared to 43% for Biden.
Even Democratic Party leaders have indicated reluctance to endorse Harris remaining on the ticket in 2024. When asked about the issue in a radio interview in January, former presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren declined to say whether she would like to see Harris as Biden’s running mate. . Again. “I want to defer to what makes Biden comfortable on his team.”
The US vice president’s own party is questioning his fitness to serve
CNN said interviews with three dozen top Democrats revealed concerns that years of negative sentiment toward Harris could hurt the party’s chances in 2024. “Any fellow is not a heartbeat away from the presidency, they say, but when that heart has been beating for more than 80 years, that’s a different proposition.” said the outlet.
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