‘We’ll cross that bridge when we get to it,” says far-left congresswoman. Biden’s approval rating circled the drain at 33%, according to a Quinnipiac poll.
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Far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) refused to confirm whether she would endorse Joe Biden as the Democrats’ 2024 contender against Donald Trump.
Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday to call for a “generational shift” in Congress ahead of the 2022 midterms.
“Our party is changing, our party is dynamic, and millennials are deeply underrepresented in Congress compared to baby boomers and gen-Xers back when they were our age, frankly. At the end of the day, we need to have a generational shift in the United States Congress in order to have a policy shift in the United States Congress.”
In that vein, host Dana Bash asked, “Before I go, I just want to ask about President Biden. He is saying he’s going to run again in 2024. Will you support him?”
AOC pivoted, claiming she’s “willing to entertain” endorsing Biden, but now she’s “focused” on keeping the Democrat majority in Congress after the midterms.
“You know, if the president chooses to run again in 2024, I mean, first of all, I’m focused on winning this majority right now and preserving a majority this year in 2022,” AOC said. “We’ll cross that bridge when we get to it. But I think if the president has a vision and that’s something we’re all certainly willing to entertain and examine when the time comes.”
Bash bluntly noted: “That’s not a yes.”
“Yeah, you know, I think we should endorse when we get to it. But I believe that the president has been doing a very good job so far,” AOC said. “And, you know, should he run again, I think that you know, I think it’s— we’ll take a look at it.”
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“But right now, we need to focus on winning a majority instead of a presidential election,” she added.
AOC’s hopes of keeping a Democrat majority in Congress may be considered naive given the American people’s low approval of Biden and the Democrats heading into the midterms.
In fact, Biden’s approval rating is circling the drain at 33%, according to a recent Quinnipiac poll.
The alarmingly low approval numbers have panicked Democrats discussing behind closed doors alternative candidates that would replace Biden in 2024, who the party sees as a political albatross weighing down their electoral prospects across the board.
“The presidency is a monstrously taxing job and the stark reality is the president would be closer to 90 than 80 at the end of a second term, and that would be a major issue,” said David Axelrod, former Obama strategist, and Democrat operative.