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U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) speaks during a news conference on Medicare Advantage plans in front of the U.S. Capitol on July 25, 2023 in Washington, DC.Representative Lloyd Doggett, of Austin, on Tuesday became the first sitting member of Congress to call for President Joe Biden to step down as his party’s nominee. In his statement, he referenced Biden’s lackluster performance in last week’s debate against Donald Trump, somehow finding a delicate way to acknowledge the disconcerting frailty displayed. “President Biden has continued to run substantially behind Democratic senators in key states and in most polls has trailed Donald Trump,” Doggett said. “I had hoped that the debate would provide some momentum to change that. It did not. Instead of reassuring voters, the President failed to effectively defend his many accomplishments and expose Trump’s many lies.”Doggett also, in imploring Biden to follow the example of former president Lyndon Baines Johnson, who…

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