Haley calls for ‘diminished’ Biden, Trump to take mental acuity tests

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Republican statesmanlike campaigner Nikki Haley connected Sunday said President Biden and erstwhile President Trump should return intelligence acuity tests to show nan American group whether "they’re astatine nan apical of their game," adding that she’d person "no problem" taking specified a trial herself.

Haley, nan erstwhile politician of South Carolina and erstwhile United Nations ambassador, made nan remarks during an quality connected CBS’ "Face nan Nation" erstwhile asked erstwhile she planned to return a cognitive appraisal aft she made intelligence fittingness a signature rumor of nan 2024 statesmanlike election.

"I person nary problem taking it," Haley responded. "And what I've said is we request to person intelligence competency tests for anyone complete nan property of 75. I don't attraction if we do it for 50 and up."

Haley said Special Counsel Robert Hur's study connected Biden’s mishandling of classified documents, and his blunders that followed successful nan aftermath of nan study propose that nan president is "diminished." Haley suggested Trump has had akin representation issues but did not springiness immoderate circumstantial examples.

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"But what happened pinch Joe Biden this week, and what we've seen pinch Donald Trump is different illustration of why we person to look nan reality of nan truth that erstwhile you get to those ages, you get diminished," she said. "These are group making decisions connected our nationalist security. These are group making decisions connected nan early of our economy. We request to cognize they're astatine nan apical of their game."

Biden, who is America's oldest sitting president, is 81 years aged and Trump is 77.

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According to Hur's study released Thursday, Biden could not retrieve cardinal specifications of his ain life – specified arsenic erstwhile he was vice president – during interviews pinch investigators. 

The investigators, who regarded Biden as a "well-meaning, aged man pinch a mediocre memory," recommended nary criminal charges against nan president. 

Fox News’ Timothy H.J. Nerozzi and Joe Schoffstall contributed to this report.