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Dems mull nominating Biden a month before convention to squash replacement talk: report 

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - JUNE 08: Jaime Harrison speaks during the WisDems 2024 State Convention on June 08, 2024 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for The Democratic Party of Wisconsin)

The DNC is eyeing July 21 as the potential date to formally nominate Biden, according to Bloomberg, which cited people familiar with the matter.

The date coincides with a meeting of the Democratic convention’s credentials committee, which will be held after the rules and procedures formalizing Biden’s virtual nomination are finalized on July 19, according to the outlet.

The DNC had already planned on nominating Biden through an electronic vote prior to the in-person Democratic National Convention, which starts Aug. 19 in Chicago.

In May, the DNC announced that the virtual vote would occur sometime before Aug. 7, in order to ensure that Biden meets an Ohio ballot deadline that has since been pushed back.

In June, Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine signed legislation moving the state’s candidate certification deadline from 90 days before the election to 65 days, but Democrats still intend to move forward with electronically certifying Biden’s nomination well before the Chicago convention.

The DNC’s apparent effort to nominate the president in mid-July could serve to tamp down intra-party calls for Biden to be replaced or for the convention to be open to Democratic presidential challengers in the wake of his disastrous debate performance last week.

Only 37% of voters believe the president is mentally fit for office, according to a Morning Consult post-debate survey released Monday, which also showed a 9 point drop in Democratic voters who say Biden is indeed fit enough to serve.

The Biden clan, including first lady Jill and disgraced first son Hunter, reportedly encouraged the president over the weekend to stay in the race.

Biden spoke in a soft raspy voice, lost his train of thought on multiple occasions and made several verbal gaffes during his 90-minute debate against former President Donald Trump last week, alarming the Democratic establishment.

The DNC and the Biden campaign did not respond to The Post’s requests for comment.

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