nearvideo Jimmy Carter says he hopes “there is an age limit” for the presidency, in apparent jab at Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders
Former President Jimmy Carter says he hopes “there is an age limit” for the presidency. The jab could be, addressed to President Trump, Senator Bernie Sanders and Former Vice-President Joe Biden ‘ s age. The three are all good in their 70s.
Former President Jimmy Carter was hospitalized to fall once again in his home in Georgia, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
“Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter had said a case last night in his home in Plains, Georgia,” Deanna Congileo, director of communications for The Carter Center, in a statement. “He is in good spirits and is looking forward to recovering at home.”
JIMMY CARTER BUILDS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HOUSE, DESPITE THE BLACK EYE, STITCHES FROM A FALL
The statement said that he was taken to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center “for the observation and treatment of a minor pelvic fracture.”
Carter, 95, was at his home in the plane earlier this month. He received 14 stitches on the forehead and sustained a black eye. The injuries 39th president will keep the support of the non-Profit organization Habitat for Humanity to build a house in Tennessee.
“I had a number 1 priority and that was to Nashville and build houses,” Carter said, a crowd of people, the earlier this month, during his short visit to the hospital. Carter, the following day, took in his 36th building projects with Habitat for Humanity.
Carter, whose birthday it was. Oct. 1, appeared on the site with his left eye swollen and bruised. He wore a white bandage over his eye. His wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, 92, joined him.
Former President Jimmy Carter answers questions during a press conference at a habitat for humanity project Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Carter fell at home on Sunday, require more than a dozen stitches, but he has not let his injuries keep him from participating in his 36th construction project with the non-profit Christian housing organization. He turned 95 last Tuesday, becoming the first US President to reach this milestone. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Before the construction started, Carter, a devotional for a group of several hundred volunteers.
Carter said, God gives to all life and freedom. “With our freedom, each of us can made a fundamental decision. … ‘What kind of person I want to be me, choose?'”
He said that each person “can God be a success in the eyes.”
FORMER PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER WAS DISCHARGED FROM THE HOSPITAL AFTER HIP OPERATION
Carter also had a fall in his house at the beginning of this year, to a broken hip. 39th President was in view of the successful hip replacement surgery in Mayat Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Ga. Carter fell, while on the way of Turkey hunting.
This year, Carter is the oldest living U.S. President, according to the death of the former President George H. W. Bush in November 2018
Carter served as President from 1977 to 1981, the longest lived after leaving office—with 20. January of this year, marking 38 years since he was his successor, Ronald Reagan.
In August 2015, Carter announced that the doctors had found melanoma in his brain and in the liver. He underwent radiation therapy and, later on, announced, in December 2015, that he is free of cancer.
Fox News’ David Lewkowict, Stephen Sorace, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.