CNN panelist and erstwhile Democratic authorities legislator Nina Turner called connected different Democrats to jump successful nan title connected Sunday arsenic President Biden has still not officially announced his re-election bid.
"I deliberation nan problem that Democrats are going to look is that Biden is not without risk," CNN governmental commentator Kristen Soltis Anderson said. "He would beryllium nan oldest man elected president. There are moments erstwhile he seems feisty and fresh to conflict Republicans, and location are moments that do time off doubts successful nan minds of voters who are watching."
She added that Democrats "have to beryllium a small nervous" astir if it isn't Biden.
"There's nary request to beryllium nervous, I mean, group should conscionable jump in. Let's jump in," Turner said. She was besides asked if Biden should beryllium challenged successful nan Democratic primary.
Former Democratic authorities typical Nina Turner called connected different Democrats to propulsion their chapeau successful nan ringing for president during CNN's "State of nan Union" connected Sunday. (Screenshot/CNN/StateOfTheUnion)
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"Absolutely he should beryllium challenged," she said. CNN governmental commentator David Urban agreed.
"Voters merit – this is democracy," he added. "This is not a dictatorship. Voters merit to person choice, period. And you know, I stone connected nan state fighting broadside of nan ledger. I want to spot a robust debate. One of nan things that our run did successful 2016 and successful 2020, I’m talking astir Senator Bernard Sanders is we lifted nan statement successful position of what group really request and merit successful this country. And nan only measurement to get that benignant of robust statement is to person group connected that stage. So connected nan Republican side, nan much nan merrier, and connected nan antiauthoritarian side, nan much nan merrier."
Former Biden speechwriter Jeff Nussbaum said that nan statement for personification "new" isn't a "winning argument."
"When you look astatine Nikki Haley’s announcement video, erstwhile you perceive to what Tim Scott is saying, a batch of nan connection is for illustration ‘new, new, new.’ And I support reasoning for illustration yeah, caller Coke was caller but it didn’t do very well. New unsocial is not needfully a winning argument. And truthful you request to put guardant something. And I’ve been paying attraction to what’s going connected nan right, because I’m wholly successful it for Joe Biden. I deliberation he’s sewage nan record. And he’s done what he said he was going to do. And truthful I deliberation that’s powerful," he said.
President Joe Biden delivers a reside marking nan one-year day of nan Russian penetration of Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, astatine nan Royal Castle Gardens successful Warsaw. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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Anderson said that "new Coke" doesn't activity because group liked nan "original Coke."
"This is not astir Coke, though. I don’t disagree Jeff, if it’s conscionable new, that’s not it. We request a imagination that provides proviso for nan people," Turner added.
Spiritual advisor and bestselling self-help writer Marianne Williamson announced her volition to tally successful nan Democratic superior connected Thursday.
Marianne Williamson speaks onstage astatine Guerrilla Tactics & Asymmetric Political Activism during nan 2022 SXSW Conference and Festivals astatine Hilton Austin connected March 14, 2022, successful Austin, Texas. (Mike Jordan/Getty Images for SXSW)
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Biden has not formally announced his 2024 re-election bid, but nan White House has said galore times that it is his "intention to run."
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said connected Feb. 12 that Biden intends to run for re-election successful 2024.
Hanna Panreck is an subordinate editor astatine Fox News.