Joe Biden Says Jimmy Carter Asked Him Personally to Deliver Eulogy

President Joe Biden revealed Monday night that he was personally chosen by former President Jimmy Carter to deliver his eulogy upon his death.

“I spent time with Jimmy Carter, and I finally got it, but they found a way to keep him going for a lot longer than they expected because they came up with a breakthrough,” Biden told guests at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser, according to UPI. a report.

He added, “He asked me to eulogize him.”

The president then reportedly appeared to catch himself for sharing the information, saying, “Sorry, I shouldn’t have said that.”

File / Delaware US Senator Joseph Biden gestures to a friend in the crowd at President Jimmy Carter’s Padua Academy during a fundraiser. Carter spent the evening in Wilmington campaigning for Biden to run for a second term. (GT)

Carter was President of the United States from 1977 to 1981 and is currently in hospice care.

The 98-year-old oldest living president in history decided on Feb. 18 to spend his remaining days in care at his home in Plains, Ga., and his charity, the Carter Foundation, as Breitbart News reports.

The Carter Foundation said the decision came after “a series of short hospital stays”.

The White House press secretary, Karen Jean-Pierre, told reporters on February 23, following the announcement that Carter had entered hospice care, that the two presidents have had a decades-old relationship.

FILE / Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, and vice-presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden greet former President Jimmy Carter at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008. (Chuck Kennedy/MCT) / Tribune News Service via Getty)

In this April 30, 2021, photo released by the White House, former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter pose for a photo with President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden at Carter’s home in Plains Ga. White House via Associated Press)

“It goes back to 1976 when he was at the time for the government. Carter was running for president and then for the Senate. Biden was the first senator to endorse Jimmy at the time,” she said.

Carter served one term and was defeated by Republican Ronald Reagan in 1980, a crushing loss that sent him on a path to decades of global advocacy for democracy, public health and human rights via the Carter Center.

The former president and his wife, Rosalynn, 95, opened the center in 1982. His work there earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002.

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