|July 9, 2020: The Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force released a 110-page document with policy recommendations. Joe Biden and Mike Pence are both campaigning in Pennsylvania on Thursday.
“Statistics suggest it’s fair for voters to consider age when deciding which candidate should spend the next four years in one of the world’s most stressful jobs.
There is a 21% chance that an average man of Biden’s age would not survive his first term and a 15% chance that an average man of Trump’s would not survive his second, according to a study examining the longevity and health of the presidential candidates conducted by S. Jay Olshansky, a professor of public health at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The author says it is likely, however, that both Biden and Trump are ‘super agers’ whose life expectancy would extend well beyond average.”
– Steve Peoples, Associated Press
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Flashback: July 9, 2016
The Washington Post reported that Donald Trump was considering selecting a registered Democrat, Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, to serve as his vice president.
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