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Democratic Rep. Abigail Spanberger hints she does NOT want Biden campaigning for her

Democratic Representative Abigail Spanberger hints that she does NOT want Biden to campaign for her in her raised seat in Virginia in the midterm elections and refuses to say whether she will support him and Kamala on the 2024 ticket

  • Spanberger’s newly drawn 7th arrondissement is considered a toss-up
  • “Do you think President Biden will campaign with you in that district?” asked Perino Tuesday
  • “I intend to run the campaign myself. I’m the candidate, it’s my name on the ballot’
  • Spanberger also declined to commit to backing a Biden-Harris ticket in 2024. “I’m looking squarely at 2022 and the re-election ahead,” she said.

Virginia Democrat Abigail Spanberger eschewed the idea of ​​President Biden’s aid on the campaign trail as she competes in one of the most competitive midterm elections races.

Spanberger’s newly drawn 7th district is considered a go-ahead, and Fox News’ Dana Perino asked the moderate Democrat if she would ask a favor from the president as Democrats fight an uphill battle to hold the House.

“Do you think President Biden will campaign with you in that district?” asked Perino Tuesday. “I intend to run the campaign myself. I’m the candidate, it’s my name on the ballot.’

Spanberger also declined to commit to backing a Biden-Harris ticket in 2024. “I’m looking squarely at 2022 and the re-election ahead,” she said.

Pressed as to whether Biden was the best positioned out of Democrats to take on Trump, the congresswoman said: “I’ve been very clear that I think there are incredible leaders in the Democratic Party and it’s time for new leadership. usher in.”

Biden and his top aides have been “annoyed” by the cold reception his expected 2024 reelection bid has received from fellow Democrats and the media, according to the New York Times.

Biden and his team view the perception that he is a “lame duck” less than halfway through his first term as a “disrespect,” the Times reports, based on anonymous conversations with people who speak regularly with the commander in chief.

Republicans prefer to win control of the House of Representatives — needing only five Democratic seats to turn over — and could also win the Senate, as Biden’s polls have plummeted amid four decades of high inflation .

Spanberger, a former CIA counter-terrorism agent, won a Republican seat in 2018 when the Democrats won the House.

Virginia Democratic Representative Abigail Spanberger has eschewed the idea of ​​President Biden's aid on the campaign trail as she competes in one of the most competitive midterm elections races

Virginia Democratic Representative Abigail Spanberger has eschewed the idea of ​​President Biden’s aid on the campaign trail as she competes in one of the most competitive midterm elections races

Spanberger also declined to commit to backing a Biden-Harris ticket in 2024.

Spanberger also declined to commit to backing a Biden-Harris ticket in 2024. “I’m looking squarely at 2022 and the re-election ahead,” she said.

The Democrat last appeared with Biden in Virginia in February, when he pledged to “work like the devil” to fight rising prices.

A vice-chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, who often touts being one of the most bipartisan members of Congress, told the New York Times about Biden last year: “Nobody picked him as FDR, they chose him to be normal.” and stop the chaos. †

She scolded the Democrats in 2020 for being too focused on socialism and defunding the police. She has long sounded the alarm about inflation that the Biden administration until recently claimed was “transient.”

Yesli Vega won a Republican primary last week to face Spanberger but was bombarded with criticism after comments that she pretended to question whether pregnancy due to rape was common.

Audio of the exchange was published by Axios.

During a campaign stop in Stafford County, the Prince William County sheriff’s deputy said: “The left will say, ‘What about rape or incest cases?’ I am a law enforcement officer. I joined the police in 2011. I had a case in which the young woman became pregnant as a result of a rape.’

Vega was then asked, “I’ve actually heard that it’s harder for a woman to get pregnant if she’s been raped. Did you hear that?’

She replied, “Well, maybe because there’s so much going on in the body. I don’t know. You know, I haven’t seen any studies. But if I’m processing what you’re saying, I wouldn’t be surprised. Because it’s not something that happens organically. You enforce it. The individual, the man, does it just as quickly – it isn’t, you know – and so I can see why there’s truth in that. It’s unfortunate.’

Asked about the comments, Vega said, “I’m a mother of two, I’m fully aware of how women get pregnant.”

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