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Garland defends Biden’s mental fitness at a hearing and says he has ‘complete confidence’ in him

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland has told lawmakers President Joe Biden has shown no signs of cognitive impairment while defending Biden’s ability to serve as commander in chief. Garland appeared Tuesday before a House committee overseeing funding for the Justice Department and answered questions on the report from special counsel Robert Hur about Biden’s handling of classified material. Hur’s report concluded in no criminal charges yet made observations about Biden’s mental state that infuriated the Democratic president. Garland stresses he’s not commenting on the specifics of Hur’s analysis. Garland says based on his observations while interacting with Biden, he has “complete confidence in the president” when it comes to questions about his mental fitness.

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