Live—from the campus of Hillsdale College in beautiful Hillsdale Michigan— this is Scot Bertram in for Steve on the Steve Gruber Show for
–Monday February 12th 2024—
—Here are 3 big things you need to know—
One — Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is back in the hospital for an apparent bladder issue. Austin was taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after experiencing symptoms contingent with an emergent bladder issue. His duties have been transferred to Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks. Austin was hospitalized last month for an infection related to surgery for prostate cancer.
Two— A new poll shows most Americans feel President Biden is too old to serve in office. The ABC News/Ipsos poll taken after a special counsel’s report cited Biden’s memory lapses finds 86 percent believe he’s too old for the White House. The 81-year-old is the oldest President to run for re-election. Former President Trump, the GOP frontrunner is 77.
And number three — Marathon world-record holder Kelvin Kiptum and his coach are dead after a car crash in Kenya on Sunday. Kiptum set the world record marathon time in the Chicago Marathon last year, running it in two hours and 35 seconds. He had been widely regarded as the next great marathon runner, and a contender to run one in under two hours.