House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday raised questions about Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s readiness for the job, citing the former vice president’s limited campaign schedule.
McCarthy, a California Republican, raised the issue after Biden, 77, cut short his daily schedule for the press, known as a “lid” before 9:30 a.m., a pattern that has become typical of his campaign.
“It would be nice to see Joe Biden come out,” McCarthy said. “There are times I worry about his health, for the number of days he puts a lid on it before 10 a.m.”
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