Biden getting ‘irritated’ by Democrats who won’t back him to run for reelection in 2024:

President Joe Biden and his allies are frustrated by a 'lack of respect' toward him from Democrats and the media, a New York Times report suggests

President Joe Biden and his allies are frustrated by a ‘lack of respect’ toward him from Democrats and the media, a New York Times report suggests

President Joe Biden and his top aides are ‘irritated’ by the cold reception his expected 2024 re-election bid has received from fellow Democrats and the media, a new report suggests on Monday.

Biden, who would be 81 years old when he ran for office a second time, has faced a mountain of discussions about potential primary challengers compared to other first-term president this early in office.

Lawmakers within the president’s own party have been hesitant to get behind him at this point. Earlier this month, firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez refused to say she would back a Biden 2024 campaign during an interview on CNN.

‘Should he run again, I think that I – you know, I think it’s – it’s, we’ll take a look at it,’ the New York Democrat said. ‘But, right now, we need to focus on winning a majority, instead of a presidential election.’

West Virginia conservative Democratic Senator Joe Manchin also would not tell the New York Times whether he would support Biden, brushing off the question with, ‘We’re just trying to do our daily thing, brother.’

‘Trying to do what we got to do that’s good for the country,’ said the senator, who reports suggest has fielded requests from wealthy donors to run as a third-party candidate in 2024. 

But Biden and his team see perceptions that he is a ‘lame duck’ less than halfway through his first term as a ‘lack of respect,’ the Times reports based off anonymous conversations with people who speak regularly with the commander-in-chief.

The report suggests that Biden’s allies believe his ability to beat Donald Trump in 2020 is reason enough to support his candidacy, which comes amid the ex-president’s ever-increasing hints that he’s looking to run for office a third time.

It cites left-wing Democratic voters’ frustration with party leaders for failing to mount an adequate response to the Supreme Court overturning federal abortion protections in Roe v. Wade. 

The president's supporters also appear to be wary of his low popularity, which is less than 40 percent as of Tuesday

The president’s supporters also appear to be wary of his low popularity, which is less than 40 percent as of Tuesday

Many felt that Biden and Congressional Democrats fell short of expectations after having more than a month to prepare since the draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito was leaked in Politico early last month.

Progressives like ‘Squad’ members Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Ilhan Omar have publicly called out broad messages to ‘go vote,’ being pushed by the Biden administration, without presenting a more detailed plan on what Democrats can do with that support.

Biden adviser Cedric Richmond told the Times that Democrats were also ‘putting too much into these polling numbers’ that reflect a favorability issue that’s plagued the president since about halfway through his first year in office.

As of Tuesday, Biden’s average popularity rating across multiple polls is just 39.6 percent, according to survey aggregator FiveThirtyEight.

His unpopularity sits at 55.6 percent, slightly lower than the all-time high of 56.1 percent Biden hit on June 26.

But Richmond brushed off skepticism of his boss by chalking it up to other Democrats simply seeing an opportunity to get their candidate back in the running.

He said it was ‘a wing in our party who wanted a different candidate and I’m sure they’d love to have their candidate back in the mix again.’

While establishment leaders like Senator Chuck Schumer have assured they will support a Biden re-election bid, younger Democrat leaders like South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Joe Cunningham have called on him to pass the torch ‘to a new generation of leadership,’ as the former representative said on CNN.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez refused to say she would back the president in 2024 during an interview on CNN earlier this month

Senator Joe Manchin told the New York Times when asked, 'We¿re just trying to do our daily thing, brother'

Lawmakers across the left-wing spectrum from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Senator Joe Manchin have dodged questions on whether they’d support Biden in 2-24

However speculation around a Biden primary challenge has grown so rampant that even Vice President Kamala Harris was asked about it during a CNN Interview on Monday.

‘Joe Biden is running for reelection and I will be his ticket mate,’ Harris said. ‘Full stop. That’s it.’ 

The Monday report suggests that the timing of Biden’s formal re-election announcement would not come before the November midterm elections, a period Trump has teased for his potential bid.

White House aides also cast doubt on challenges rumored to be brewing from current state leaders like Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and California Governor Gavin Newsom.

They told the Times that Pritzker gave Biden advanced notice ahead of a recent speech in New Hampshire, a popular stomping ground for presidential hopefuls, and that the popular moderate is also courting party leaders to hold the 2024 nominating convention in Chicago.

Newsom’s hype was written off as ‘a politician feeling his oats’ after a decisive victory against opponents’ recall effort.

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