Powell says he hasn’t noticed cognitive decline from Biden during meetings

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified that he hasn’t noticed any sort of cognitive decline in meetings with Joe Biden, a statement made amid a torrent of questions about the president’s health.

Powell, who occasionally meets with the president in his role leading the Federal Reserve, was testifying Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee about monetary policy when he was unexpectedly asked about the trajectory of Biden’s mental acuity.

“I have a remaining quick question: In your meetings with the president, have you noticed any mental or cognitive decline?” Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY) asked Powell.

“No,” the Fed chairman responded under oath.

Immediately following the exchange, Rep. Al Green (D-TX) interjected with a point of order. He said the question was a violation of the rules with relationship to decorum. He demanded that the words
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