Joe Biden’s Time Interview Was Full Of Senior Moments

President Joe Biden’s interview with Time Magazine was full of slip-ups and gaffes, feeding into concerns about the 81-year-old’s fitness for office ahead of the 2024 election.

Time Washington Bureau Chief Massimo Calabresi and Editor-in-Chief Sam Jacobs conducted an interview with Biden and released the transcript Tuesday, as well as a fact-check on some of the president’s statements. Throughout the interview, the president attempted to quell concerns about his age, but not before he forgot the timeline of calls, where key officials were and other various facts.

“What are the nature of your conversations with the Israelis right now? Have you spoken with Bibi?” Time asked Biden.

“I have not spoken with Bibi since—I have not spoken with Bibi since the attack on Sunday. Was it Sunday?” Biden said, before White House communications director Ben LaBolt confirmed that the president was right. . .

“On what Hamas has done, are the eight US hostages there in Gaza is still alive?” the magazine asked.

“We believe there are those that are still alive. I met with all the families,” the president began. “But we don’t have final proof on exactly who’s alive and who’s not alive. And by the way, I’ve been calling for—we should have a ceasefire, period. And to get those hostages. That’s the main reason why we push.” (Read more from “Joe Biden’s Time Interview Was Full Of Senior Moments” HERE)

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