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Two Democratic lawmakers from Minnesota said they would not endorse President Biden as the 2024 Democratic presidential nominee and would seek a “new leader,” but how they would counter the president’s bid for re-election. refused to explain.
Rep. Dean Phillips was asked at a town hall recently if he supported Mr.
Phillips went on to explain that the country “would be well served by a new generation of compelling, well-prepared, and dynamic Democrats stepping up.”
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Fox News Digital asked Phillips what steps, if any, he would take to prevent Biden from becoming the Democratic nominee for the 2024 presidential election.
A Phillips spokesperson told Fox News Digital that the company “refused to comment further” on the matter.
Fellow Minnesota Congressman Angie Craig was asked a similar question about Biden in 2024, and agreed with Phillips that Democrats needed a “new generation of leadership.”
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Craig also said in her response:
Fox News Digital also reached out to Craig for further clarification on how she plans to compete against Biden’s bid for re-election in 2024.
“Many Minnesotans, myself included, are ready to see a new generation of leaders in the Democratic Party, and I will do everything in my power to help their new leaders move the vote up or down.
“I am extremely proud of the bipartisan efforts we have made in Congress and with President Biden to reduce costs for dual-income households, protect reproductive rights for women, and keep our communities safe. District 2 in Minnesota.”
Several Democrats have been hesitant to endorse Mr. Biden’s reelection after the president’s consistently low approval ratings in recent weeks.
The White House has said Biden plans to run for re-election, but the president has yet to announce his plans for 2024.
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Both Minnesota lawmakers are seeking re-election in November’s midterm elections and are fighting to keep their seats as Democrats face political headwinds as they try to retain a small majority in Congress. increase.