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Mrvan remains silent over Biden’s campaign, while Carson is ebullient



Indianapolis, Indiana – On Monday, one of the two Democratic congressmen from Indiana stated that he still intends to back President Joe Biden.

In a two-page letter delivered to House Democrats on Monday, Biden made it clear that he would no longer be accepting questions about whether or not to continue running for president. He has been openly urged to resign by at least five Democratic members of Congress in response to his performance in the June 27 CNN debate with former President Donald Trump. In his letter, Biden declared his unwavering commitment to pursuing a second term in office.

“The question of how to move forward has been well-aired for over a week now. And it’s time for it to end. We have one job. And that is to beat Donald Trump,” he wrote.

There are two Democratic representatives from Indiana in the U.S. House: Frank Mrvan, whose district includes parts of Lake, Porter, and La Porte counties in northwest Indiana, and Andre Carson, who represents the northern two-thirds of Marion County. According to Carson’s office, he participated in the Sunday conference call between House Democrats and Biden, during which several caucus members urged Biden to resign. Carson has consistently declined News 8’s request for an interview on the matter, opting instead to provide a statement over the phone over the weekend.

“I joined my Democratic colleagues on yesterday’s call with President Biden, and my position remains unchanged — President Biden’s first term has led to monumental economic growth and recovery, with record breaking investments in the middle class. I support our president and urge our party to get back to our shared goal: defeating Donald Trump.”

Mrvan’s office has not been quoted in any national outlets and he has not posted anything on social media regarding Biden’s reelection bid.