There has been speculation that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is suffering from cognitive decline. During a press conference, his first in months, Biden was asked by a reporter if he had been tested for “cognitive decline.” According to the Hill, Biden became enraged said “I’ve been tested. I’ve been tested constantly.” Biden went on to say he could “hardly wait to compare my cognitive capability to the cognitive capability of the man I’m running against.
On Wednesday, Democrats said they will hold an almost entirely virtual presidential nominating convention Aug. 17-20 in Milwaukee. Joe Biden plans to accept the presidential nomination in person. According to Business Insider it remains to be seen whether there will be a significant in-person audience there to see him accept the nomination. The Democratic National Committee said in a statement that official business will take place virtually. Delegates are being asked not to travel to Milwaukee.
The New York Times reports that Democrat Joe Biden is lagging behind Donald Trump in fundraising. How bad is it for Biden and the DNC? According to the Times they could raise almost $1 million every single day between now and November, and he would still barely catch up to what President Trump. Trump and the GOP are almost $200-million ahead of Biden. The magnitude of Trump’s financial lead outs a lot of pressure on Biden.