Feinstein Rejects Call To Resign Over Memory Concerns

The Insider reports:

Following a report from the San Francisco Chronicle that raised fresh concerns about Sen. Diane Feinstein’s mental fitness, the 88-year-old California Democrat indicated that she’s not going anywhere.

“I meet regularly with leaders,” she told the Chronicle’s editorial board on Thursday. “I’m not isolated. I see people. My attendance is good. I put in the hours. We represent a huge state. And so I’m rather puzzled by all of this.”

Feinstein admitted to not recognizing a colleague on Thursday, but blamed the lapse on stress caused by the prolonged illness of her late husband, Richard Blum, who died in February.

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