PresidentBidenIt was learned today that 98-year-old former President Jimmy Carter asked her to deliver a eulogy after Carter’s departure.
“They asked me to give a eulogy, sorry, I shouldn’t have said that,” she told CNN.
“Jimmy Carter and I have known each other a long time, and the day has finally come. But they found a way to keep him alive a little longer than they expected. They had a breakthrough.”
Biden possibly talking about Carter andcancerlong-term struggle. Carter announced the discovery of four cancerous lesions in 2015, whencancer celltransferred to the brain. After treatment, in December of the same year the doctors announced that she was free of any cancer cells.
In 2019, Carter underwent surgery to reduce pressure on his brain due to a series of health problems. Deteriorating health forced him to give up his decades-long tradition of teaching Sunday school at the Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia.
The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization founded by Carter and his wife, Rosalyn Carter, announced last month that Carter has decided to begin hospice care at her home in Georgia.
The Carter Center said at the time: “After several short-term hospitalizations, former President Carter today decided to spend the remainder of his time at home with his family and receive palliative care without medical intervention. He has his family by his side.” Have full support and medical team.”
CNN reported last month that Biden had been informed of Carter’s deteriorating health and his decision to seek palliative care. As a Democratic comrade who has always admired Carter, Biden has maintained close contact with Carter’s family and close staff.
Biden last visited Carter when he toured the grounds in 2021.
Former US President George HW Bush passed away in late 2018 at the age of 94. Carter later surpassed Bush Sr. to become the longest-serving US president. He turned 98 last October.
In recent years, due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic, Carter has become less public, but has continued to speak out about the risks to democracies around the world, which is a longstanding vocation of his.