“I see his vigor, I see his energy, I see his passion every day,” Jill Biden told “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski in the pre-recorded interview. “He has wisdom, he has experience.”
Republican presidential candidates have targeted Joe Biden because of his age. Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley launched a direct attack in a December campaign ad, saying:
“I’m just going to say it: Biden is too old.”
Former President Donald Trump often
called Biden “Sleepy Joe” in speechesalthough at 77, he is only three and a half years younger.
GOP members also frequently brought up Hunter Biden’s legal troubles during their strikes against his father.
made a surprise appearance on Capitol Hill Wednesday before the House Oversight and Judiciary committees, which came together for two separate votes to find him in contempt of Congress for opposing a subpoena that would require him to appear at a closed-door interview.
“I think what they are doing to Hunter is cruel,” Jill Biden said. “I’m really proud of how Hunter rebuilt his life after his addiction. I love my son.”