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Trump says White House candidates should take a cognitive test

Trump says White House candidates should take a cognitive test

The 77-year-old former US president says he feels “more aware now than he did 20 years ago.”

Former US President Donald Trump said on Saturday (January 27, 2024) that candidates for the position of the country's president should be required to take a cognitive test to assess whether they can take on the role or not. This comment came in the wake of suggestions to this effect made by his opponent in the Republican primary elections, Nikki Haley.

The 52-year-old former governor of South Carolina has repeatedly questioned the ability of Trump (77 years old) and President Joe Biden (81 years old) to rule the United States at their current age. He also called for term limits and cognitive tests for politicians over the age of 75.

One time she brought up Trump's age was after he confused her with former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. On January 19, he held the Republican former president responsible for the January 6, 2021 attacks on the Capitol building. Haley has never held office in the US Congress and was not there.

In response, the former governor said that the former president “Get confused” that it “I was talking about something else“She also wondered whether the country would truly witness.”Two 80-year-olds are running for president“.

Without mentioning Haley, Trump also said during a speech at a rally in Nevada that he feels “More insightful now than 20 years agoThe former president will compete with the former governor of the state on February 8.

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