Nikki Haley criticized the age of President Joe Biden and suggested that he will not live more than 86 years.
She told Fox that Biden will likely be dead before he reaches the end of a second term.
Although Biden is the oldest sitting US president in history, his doctor says he is healthy.
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley took aim at President Joe Biden’s age in a bid to undermine his campaign on Wednesday, predicting he won’t live to the end of a second term.
“I think we can all be very clear and say with certainty that if you vote for Joe Biden, you really do have a Harris president,” Haley said in an interview on Fox News’ “America Reports.”
“Because the idea that he would survive to 86 is not something that I think is likely,” he told hosts Sandra Smith and John Roberts.
Biden, who turns 81 in November, would be 86 in 2028, the end of his second term, if he is re-elected.
President announced his candidacy for re-election with Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday, just a day before Haley commented on Fox about her age.
Biden is the oldest sitting president in US history. TO February memo of the White House doctor affirms that Biden is being treated for acid reflux, spinal arthritis, atrial fibrillation and high cholesterol.
Biden’s condition is stable, according to the memo, which declares him a “healthy, vigorous 80-year-old man” who exercises at least five days a week.
Haley, 51, previously requested Mandatory “mental competency tests” for politicians over 75also criticizing the age of former President Donald Trump.
Trump, who is also running for president, would be 78 if he takes over the White House in 2024.
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