Democratic Rep. Maloney apologizes to Biden on CNN for saying she doesn't believe he's running in 2024

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Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N. Y., apologized to President Biden Thursday on CNN for saying that she doesn't believe he is running for re-election in 2024.

Maloney reiterated her claim that she doesn't think Biden will run for re-election but issued a direct apology to the president on CNN's "New Day."

"Mr. President, I apologize. I want you to run. I happen to think you won’t be running, but when you run or if you run, I will be there 100%. You have deserved it. You are a great president and thank you for everything you’ve done for my state and all the states and all the cities in America. Thank you, Mr. President," she said.

CNN's Brianna Keilar pressed Maloney earlier on a Tuesday debate between her and the others running in the primary for New York's deep-blue 12th Congressional District; fellow Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N. Y., and Suraj Patel.

During the debate, the moderator asked if Biden should run again in 2024. Maloney said she doesn't believe Biden is running for re-election and Nadler said it was "too early to say."

"Doesn't serve the purpose of the Democratic Party to deal with that until after the midterms," he continued. The White House has repeatedly said Biden plans to run for re-election in 2024.

Patel responded to the question before Nadler and Maloney and said he believed Biden should run again.

Keiler asked Maloney during Thursday's CNN appearance about why she believes Biden won't run.... (Read more)