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Michigan Gov. Whitmer On Biden Taking A Cognitive Test

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday suggested President Joe Biden taking a cognitive test may help clamp down concerns about his mental acuity, as the president faces growing calls from critics and even Democratic lawmakers to bow out of the Presidential race.

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During an interview with the Michigan Gov. on CNN, anchor Abby Phillip asked if Biden should “just go ahead and take a cognitive test and demand that Donald Trump do the same?”

Whitmer responded, “I don’t think that would hurt, to be honest,” before acknowledging that the first presidential debate was “not a great success” for Biden.

Whitmer, however, dismissed calls for Biden to drop out of the race, calling him a “happy warrior” who “shows up everyday and fights for the American public.”

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