US President Joe Biden claimed that Jimmy Carter asked him to deliver a eulogy after his death.
“He[Carter]asked me to give a condolence. I’m sorry I shouldn’t have said that.” said the president at a fundraiser in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
“After hanging out with Jimmy Carter for a while, we finally caught up. But now that they’ve found a breakthrough, they’ve found a way to sustain it for much longer than expected,” he added. CNN.
The former president, now 98, was diagnosed with cancer in 2015. Four tumors appeared in his brain. Later that year, after starting treatment with a drug called pembrolizumab, he declared himself cancer-free.
As collected by the agency european presslast February Carter decided to start receiving palliative care at home.
Her foundation, The Carter Center, said, “She decided to spend the rest of her time at home surrounded by her family.
A statement adds that a decision has been made “With the full support of his family and his medical team.”
From their closest surroundings, they called to respect the former president’s privacy and thanked him for his expressions of affection.