Here we go again….
With President Biden’s disapproval numbers at around 50%….
Some Democrats are getting antsy….
Sanders’s name has been floated in the recent days….
Just to get a reality check?
Neither of these two are gonna be the 2024 Democratic Presidential nominee….
Let people dream….
Roughly two years after Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) suspended their White House bids to back Joe Biden as the party’s nominee, they are getting attention for what some Democrats say resemble early national campaigns-in-waiting.
Neither senator has announced another bid or even come close to it. They’ve faithfully backed the president’s agenda, worked the halls of Congress and said they want to see him thrive.
But as Biden’s approval rating fails to crack the low 40s, Sanders and Warren — who are both up for reelection in 2024 — are pushing him in new ways, raising questions about their own maneuvers in the process.
“No one really knows if Biden is going to run or not run,” said Cooper Teboe, a donor adviser to progressive candidates. “People are trying to stake claim if he does not.”….
As distinct as Warren’s inside-out style has become to her personal brand, Sanders has remained more in-your-face.
The democratic socialist has publicly sparred with Manchin and Sinema and pushed Biden to go for as much as $6 billion during the early talks around the spending package. As chairman of the Senate’s budget committee, he has expressed frustration with centrists in his caucus who have refused to budge on the same issues that inspired voters to turn out for Biden.
Sanders made rounds of cable news appearances, each time seeming more dissatisfied with the political reality that Democrats can’t enact things such as a $15 minimum wage or Medicare for All without an overwhelming majority of support.
“Sen. Sanders clearly conditioned his consideration of another presidential run on an open primary, which of course means President Biden would have determined not to seek reelection,” said Walker. “I think this is admirable.”…