DNC omits Jimmy Carter in now deleted Presidents Day post celebrating living Dem presidents

The Democratic National Committee raised eyebrows on social media on Monday, President’s Day, when it posted a photo of every living Democratic president except 99-year-old Jimmy Carter.

Radio host Jason Luntz: “In celebrating a living Democratic president, Democrats forgot about Jimmy Carter.” Posted in X.

The now-deleted post featured a photo of former Presidents Clinton, Obama and Biden, with the caption: “Happy President’s Day.”

Former President Carter, who recently completed more than a year of hospice care, is not included.

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Former President Jimmy Carter and now-deleted DNC posts

The DNC did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News Digital.

The 39th president, who turned 99 years old in October, entered hospice care The Carter Center announced that America’s longest-living president will spend “the remainder of his time” in hospice care at his Georgia home instead of continuing cancer treatment.

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former president jimmy carter (Ida Mae Astute /American Broadcasting Companies via Getty Images)

“After a series of brief hospitalizations, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has decided today to spend the remainder of his time at home with his family and receive hospice care rather than additional medical intervention,” the center said at the time. . “He has the full support of his family and medical team. The Carter family asks that their privacy be respected during this time and appreciates the concern expressed by our many fans.”

On Saturday, his family told USA Today in a statement about the 99-year-old: “The Carter family would like to express their gratitude for the many expressions of love they have received and for respecting their privacy during this time. Thank you for continuing to do so. My family is happy about this.” His decision to enter hospice care last year sparked so many family discussions across the country about an important topic. Ta. ”


Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

Democratic presidential candidate Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn share a moment aboard a campaign plane.

Fox News Digital’s Brie Stimson contributed to this report



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