Biden Now Has Seven Possible Replacements for 2024, Report Shows

As calls mount for President Joe Biden to step down, a new report shows that the Democrats have seven possible replacements for the embattled commander-in-chief.

Business Insider just published a report identifying seven possible individuals who could replace Biden in the 2024 general election.

The outlet also notes some of the pros and cons of each candidate.

Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report has ignited this most recent speculation about Biden’s replacement.

Hur found that Biden “willfully retained and disclosed classified information after his vice presidency when he was a private citizen.”

Yet, Hur chose not to charge Biden, because, in the special counsel’s opinion, a jury would be unlikely to convict him.

Hur noted that a jury would just see Biden as “a sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory.”

It is this line, in particular, that has set off the latest Biden replacement talk.

The seven candidates whom Business Insider says are most likely to replace Biden are:

  • Vice President Kamala Harris
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D)
  • Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D)
  • North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D)
  • Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (D)
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
  • Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ).

There is a big name who is notably missing from this list, however: Michelle Obama.

One of the most popular theories right now is that the former first lady will be the one who will, at some point, replace Biden.

Obama has claimed that she has no interest in doing so, but this has not stopped the rumors.

Business Insider did not explain why it chose not to put Obama on its list, however.

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Surely, she is a more likely candidate than many of the names on the outlet’s list, such as Cooper, Moore, Klobuchar, and Booker.

Regardless, we’ll focus on the candidates that the outlet did include.

Many would consider Newsom to be near the top of the list of candidates to replace Biden.

Business Insider reports:

California is often used as a foil by national Republicans to contrast with the conservative policies of states like Florida and Texas.

But Newsom has been outspoken in not only promoting the Golden State, but touting Democratic policy stances and legislative wins – and he’s not afraid to take his arguments straight to the Republican Party.

Newsom, for his part, has insisted that he will not run for the presidency in 2024.

Instead, he claims that he will focus on getting Biden reelected.

His biggest problem is that California is not exactly thriving under his leadership.

Whitmer is another individual who is frequently mentioned in Biden replacement talks.

Business Insider reports:

In a potential field without Biden, Whitmer’s Midwestern background, strong alliance with organized labor, and moderate appeal could make her a strong contender.

But she would also be a new face in a contest that will likely feature Trump on the Republican side.

The last big name we’ll look at is Harris.

Her biggest problem, of course, is that Americans do not like her.

This has been demonstrated in poll after poll.

This all helps to highlight one of the likely reasons why Biden has yet to be replaced – the Democrats simply do not have any strong national candidates.

READ MORE – Megyn Kelly Drops ‘Insider’ Information on ‘Plan to Replace Biden with Michelle Obama’

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By Nick R. Hamilton

Nick has a broad background in journalism, business, and technology. He covers news on cryptocurrency, traditional assets, and economic markets.

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