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Democrats running in Trump country won’t say if they want Biden’s midterm help

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House Democrats representing districts that voted for former President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election remain silent on whether they would welcome President Joe Biden’s support in their re-election campaigns.

Fox News Digital reached out to each of those six Democrats, asking if they wanted or sought Biden’s endorsement, and if they would support him if he sought another presidential term in the 2024 election.

Only one responded that she would support Biden if he decided to run, but did not respond to questions about whether he would endorse it.

President Joe Biden attends a virtual COVID-19 summit during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on the campus of the White House, September 22, 2021.

President Joe Biden attends a virtual COVID-19 summit during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on the campus of the White House, September 22, 2021.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

REPUBLICANS IN BIDEN WON CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS ARE WIDELY SILENT ABOUT TRUMP’S SUPPORT

“A lot can happen in two years, but if President Biden is the nominee, I will support him,” said Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio. “He was the one who passed a huge infrastructure bill that helped a lot of people in my part of the country. Most presidents are incapable of accomplishing something like that in two terms.”

“So if and when he says he has decided to run for office, and it looks like he will, I will vote for him,” she added.

The five Democrats who did not respond to any of Fox News Digital’s questions are Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Arizona, Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., Rep. Jared Golden, D-Maine, Rep. Matt Cartwright. , D-Pa., and Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa.

Fox News Digital has also reached out to the Republican National Congressional Committee to comment on the lack of responses from the group of Democrats. Spokesman Mike Berg responded with shock that they weren’t jumping at the chance to endorse Biden.

Former President Donald Trump applauds as the crowd cheers during a rally in Washington Township, Michigan on April 2, 2022.

Former President Donald Trump applauds as the crowd cheers during a rally in Washington Township, Michigan on April 2, 2022.
(Reuters/Emily Elconin)

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“It’s surprising that more House Democrats aren’t rushing to endorse Joe Biden for 2024 after voting for every piece of his failed agenda,” Berg said, referring to the strong support that much of Biden’s agenda Biden received Democrats, other than a few. notable examples by some Democratic senators.

With Biden’s approval rating rapidly plummeting, as well as criticism over his handling of the economy, Democrats representing swing districts may find ways to distance themselves from the administration. They already face an uphill battle to retain their seats in an election cycle that looks ripe for Republicans.

Democrats currently hold 220 House seats, just over the 218 needed for a majority. Republicans hold 210.

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Biden has, so far, endorsed only three current candidates vying for re-election.

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