New Jersey democrats remain split over President Biden’s candidacy

Despite split opinions in the party since the debate two weeks ago, President Joe Biden has said he does not plan on dropping out of the race.

News 12 Staff

Jul 11, 2024, 10:04 AM

Updated 4 days ago

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Democrats in the Garden State are divided as more in the house call for President Joe Biden to step down ahead of November’s election, including congresswoman Mikie Sherrill.
Others in the party are now weighing in. Jersey City mayor and current gubernatorial candidate Steve Fulop posted on X in support of the president.
He said in part, "A bad debate or Washington pundits commenting are not reasons to walk away from him. He is one of the most successful presidents in modern history + he deserves a second term..."
Rep. Rob Menendez Jr. weighed in and released a statement that said, "... We have a nominee today with a proven track record that any democrat would be proud to run on..."
He goes on to say, “I urge the Biden campaign to continue to be transparent with the American people..."
Despite split opinions in the party since the debate two weeks ago, Biden has said he does not plan on dropping out of the race.


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