Journalist George Stephanopoulos, who interviewed Joe Biden following a presidential debate that raised red flags about his health, doesn’t think Biden can make it another term as president.

In a video shared with entertainment news outlet TMZ, a passerby spots Stephanopoulos walking on the street, wearing headphones and looking at his cellphone in New York. The person approaches Stephanopoulos and asks him how he is doing. The camera is pointed downwards during the exchange.

“What do you think? Do you think Biden should step down? You’ve talked to him more than anyone else has lately,” says the passerby. “You can be honest.”

“I don’t think he can serve four more years,” a voice that reportedly belongs to Stephanopoulos replies, off camera.

Stephanopoulos spoke to Biden in a televised, sit-down interview that aired on ABC News on July 5. It was the U.S. president’s first television interview since he shared the stage for a debate with presidential candidate and former president Donald Trump on June 27. The outcome of the debate was disastrous for Biden, sparking a discussion about his mental fitness and ability to serve another term as president.

In his own defence, Biden told Stephanopoulos the debate was a “bad episode” and was not an “indication of any serious condition.”

“I was exhausted,” said Biden, in the July 5 interview. “I didn’t listen to my instincts in terms of preparing and — and a bad night.”

In response to the video circulating online, Stephanopoulos gave a statement to media and news company Puck News through a spokesperson.

“Earlier today I responded to a question from a passerby. I shouldn’t have,” said the statement.

ABC News also commented on the video in a statement to Puck News.

“George expressed his own point of view and not the position of ABC News,” the news network said.

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