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If You Think His Public Appearances Are Bad, Here’s an Inside Report on How Much Biden Is Slipping Behind the Scenes

Joe Biden’s cognitive decline in recent years has been completely obvious to the American people, but Democrats and the media have tried very hard to gaslight the public.

People like Jen Psaki and Karine Jean-Pierre tried to sell the idea that behind closed doors, Biden was as mentally sharp as ever.

That narrative is slipping away quickly, the closer we get to the election.

Just watch Biden yesterday:

Then he went to France to embarrass us on a world stage:

After sleeping during the trip, Joe Biden touched down in Paris at 9:28 a.m. local time — then immediately called a lid for the rest of the day.

We’ve seen Joe Biden getting worse right before our eyes. We’ve been giving you a running account of it and, indeed, how much worse he’s gotten since he even began to occupy the Oval Office.

Now, a new report from the Wall Street Journal reveals even more troubling concerns about his performance in meetings over the last few months.

When President Biden met with congressional leaders in the West Wing in January to negotiate a Ukraine funding deal, he spoke so softly at times that some participants struggled to hear him, according to five people familiar with the meeting. He read from notes to make obvious points, paused for extended periods and sometimes closed his eyes for so long that some in the room wondered whether he had tuned out.

In a February one-on-one chat in the Oval Office with House Speaker Mike Johnson, the president said a recent policy change by his administration that jeopardizes some big energy projects was just a study, according to six people told at the time about what Johnson said had happened. Johnson worried the president’s memory had slipped about the details of his own policy.

Last year, when Biden was negotiating with House Republicans to lift the debt ceiling, his demeanor and command of the details seemed to shift from one day to the next, according to then-House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and two others familiar with the talks. On some days, he had loose and spontaneous exchanges with Republicans, and on others he mumbled and appeared to rely on notes.

“I used to meet with him when he was vice president. I’d go to his house,” McCarthy said in an interview. “He’s not the same person.”

In the January meeting, he moved so slowly around the table that it took him ten minutes to greet everyone. Then he read off of cards about the need to help Ukraine, which was weird since the people there basically agreed on the need. Some also had trouble hearing what he was saying. He also had to turn to staff and lawmakers to help him. One person said, “You couldn’t be there and not feel uncomfortable.” Rep. James Risch (R-ID), who attended, pooh-poohed the claim that Biden messed up in public but was a “dynamo” behind the scenes. “These people who keep talking about what a dynamo he is behind closed doors—they need to get him out from behind closed doors, because I didn’t see it,” he said.

The White House responded to the report by immediately blaming Republicans for spreading “false” information, but the WSJ noted that the reports came from 45 people, including Republicans and Democrats, whom they spoke to over several months and that some of the Democrats also said he “showed his age in several of the exchanges.”

The White House kept close tabs on some of The Wall Street Journal’s interviews with Democratic lawmakers. After the offices of several Democrats shared with the White House either a recording of an interview or details about what was asked, some of those lawmakers spoke to the Journal a second time and once again emphasized Biden’s strengths.

“They just, you know, said that I should give you a call back,” said Rep. Gregory Meeks, a New York Democrat, referring to the White House.

Bates, the White House spokesman, said: “We thought it was important that all perspectives be represented” to correct what he said were “false and politically motivated claims.”

It’s obvious to everyone that he is not all there.

Natalie Dagenhardt

Natalie Dagenhardt is an American conservative writer who writes for  Right Journalism! Natalie has described herself as a polemicist who likes to "stir up the pot," and does not "pretend to be impartial or balanced, as broadcasters do," drawing criticism from the left, and sometimes from the right. As a passionate journalist, she works relentlessly to uncover the corruption happening in Washington. She is a "constitutional conservative".