Should Washington's elderly leaders hand over power to a younger generation? 美国人称重

“我们需要一些新鲜血液来了解人们现在在美国的生活,” 一个女人, 莎娜, 告诉福克斯新闻. “The people who are ruling this country have no clue how I live – as a single mother – pay check to pay check.

Joe Biden became the oldest president ever elected to office when he won in 2016. He would be 82 at the start of his second term if his 2024 bid succeeds. Former President Trump, 谁是 70 when he was inaugurated, previously held the title of oldest chief executive.

“目前, the person in the position has a lot of background in politics, and so he does have some ideas of how to work things,” 一个女人, 奥利维亚, 告诉福克斯新闻. “同时, you kinda wanna have somebody new in there during the next term just because of age being a factor.

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President Biden speaks about inflation and supply chain issues.

President Biden speaks about inflation and supply chain issues. ((AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes))

You want them to be able to do their job and not have any issues with memory,” 她继续.

The average age of the Senate was around 64 at the beginning of this session, 根据 Congressional Research Service. The Census Bureau, 与此同时, estimated that the median age of the U.S. was just over 38 在 2020.

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Congressional leaders within the legislative branch are even older: 众议院议长南希·佩洛西 是 82; Senate Majority Leader Chuck Sumer is 71; and Senate Republican Minority Mitch McConnell is 80. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy by comparison is a youthful 57.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks alongside Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks alongside Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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