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From some major legislative wins to fumbling COVID-19 policy to goofy “Dark Brandon” meme status, President Joe Biden has had a lot of ups and downs.

Frankly, a lot of that rollercoaster has defined this summer.

But should President Biden run for a second term? There are solid arguments for and against.

Ultimately, that is POTUS’ decision. And his answer may come as a surprise.

On Thursday, President Joe Biden participated in a 60 Minutes interview.

He intendeds to run for re-election in 2024. Sort of.

Ultimately, he explained, the matter remains undecided.

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 20: U.S. President Joe Biden gestures toward reporters as he departs Marine One and walks to the Oval Office on the South Lawn of the White House July 20, 2022 in Washington, DC. Biden traveled to Somerset, Massachusetts to discuss his next steps on addressing climate change. He delivered remarks at the site of the now-closed Brayton Point power plant, which is being turned into the states first offshore wind manufacturing facility. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

“Look, if I were to say to you, I’m running again,” President Biden explained.

He described: “all of a sudden, a whole range of things come into play that I have.”

These are “requirements I have to change and move and do.”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 10: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks aboard the Battleship USS Iowa Museum at the Port of Los Angeles on June 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Biden is in the Los Angeles area while taking part in the IX Summit of the Americas. Leaders from North, Central and South America traveled to Los Angeles for the summit to discuss issues such as trade and migration. The United States is hosting the summit for the first time since 1994, when it took place in Miami. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

“In terms of election laws. and it’s much too early to make that kind of decision,” President reasoned.

He then affirmed: “I’m a great respecter of fate.”

“And so,” POTUS noted, “what I’m doing is I’m doing my job. I’m gonna do that job.”

Joe Biden Fist Pumps
Joe Biden has a reason to be excited. He’s the 45th President of the United States!

“And within the timeframe that makes sense after this next election cycle here,” he continued.

Biden explained that he will, “going into next year, make a judgment on what to do.”

However, the President added: “Look, my intention as I said to begin with is that I would run again.”

Joe Biden in Scranton
Joe Biden hails from Scranton, Pennsylvania. And that’s where he is in this photo.

He then clarified: “But it’s just an intention.”

It’s like making plans to see a movie, but not buying the ticket yet. Also if election law oversaw ticket sales.

“But is it a firm decision that I run again?” President Biden asked. “That remains to be seen.”

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 05: U.S. President Joe Biden bows his head in prayer before presenting the Medal of Honor to four U.S. Army soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War during an event in the East Room of the White House on July 05, 2022 in Washington, DC. Biden presented the Medal of Honor to Army Specialist Dwight W. Birdwell, Major John J. Duffy, Specialist Dennis M. Fujii, and posthumously to Staff Sergeant Edward N. Kaneshiro. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obviously, President Biden hopes to retain control of both the House and Senate during the upcoming midterms.

Right now, less than half of the country approves of his job performance.

POTUS notes that there is “a great deal of uncertainty” as well as grief, after more than 1 million Americans died of COVID.

Joe Biden Sworn In
He’s done it! He’s the new President! Joe Biden was just sworn in as the new Commander-in-Chief.

Obviously, many people have pointed out the President’s age as a possible factor.

“You just watch,” he advises those wondering about his energy level and mental acuity.

“When I sit down with our NATO allies and keep them together,” President Biden continued, “I don’t have them saying, ‘Wait a minute, how old are you?'”

President Joe Biden
Joe Biden is wearing a mask in this photo and beseeching his fellow Americans to do the same, for everyone’s sake.

POTUS did acknowledge that he appreciates the candor of people who bring it up as a possible barrier to reelection.

But he added that there are not “thing I don’t do now that I did before, whether it’s physical, or mental, or anything else.”

That may be reassuring. But it may take further historic legislative success and better policy (and messaging) to make a difference at the polls in November.