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Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey says Joe Biden’s political situation is “irrecoverable,” the New York Times reports

Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey says Joe Biden’s political situation is “irrecoverable,” the New York Times reports

Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey says Joe Biden’s political situation is “irrecoverable,” the New York Times reports

Gov. Maura Healey (left) reportedly said President Joe Biden’s political situation is “unrecoverable,” according to a report from The New York Times. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

Gov. Maura Healey described President Joe Biden’s political situation as “irrecoverable” earlier this week following a damaging debate performance last month that has since spooked Democrats across the country, The New York Times reported Thursday.

Healey offered the assessment of Biden’s position to White House chief of staff Jeff Zients, who then relayed it to fellow governors during a call Monday, the Times reported.

The president’s harsh assessment marks a break with other Democratic state executives and comes from a person who is a top supporter of Biden’s reelection campaign.

A Healey campaign spokesman did not immediately respond to multiple requests for comment Thursday or Friday.

The comment reportedly came days before Healey and other governors traveled to Washington on Wednesday to meet with Biden at the White House, a trip that was billed as a way to calm fears that the president might not be able to beat former President Donald Trump in November.

Many governors left the meeting offering statements of support for Biden.