Biden's Spokesperson REFUSES To Answer Questions on Biden Approval Ratings, Mental Ability, Age

Biden's Spokesperson REFUSES To Answer Questions on Biden Approval Ratings, Mental Ability, Age

During a White House press briefing on Monday, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was asked about President Biden’s low approval ratings among registered voters and concerns over his age and mental fitness.

The reporter cited a recent poll showing that only 37% of registered voters approved of Biden’s handling of the economy, with a 56% disapproval rating, the highest of his presidency.

Additionally, 74% of registered voters expressed concerns about Biden’s age and mental fitness.

Jean-Pierre avoided directly addressing the polling numbers and instead focused on the administration’s efforts to support workers and the ongoing United Auto Workers strike. She also shifted the conversation to the looming threat of a government shutdown and praised “Bidenomics” for working well for the American people.

“Here’s what we’re going to focus on: We’re going to focus on exactly what you just asked me. Right? The first question, which is how do we continue to support the workers. Right? … We’re going to do is continue to show how much this president is working for American families,” Jean-Pierre responded.

“Americans right now, they’ve been through a lot, right? They’ve been through the pandemic, this global pandemic that we’re coming out of. They have been through what we’ve seen because of Russia’s war in Ukraine. And we saw inflation spike. We saw what’s going on with what Americans are feeling every day,” Jean-Pierre said.

“This is why this president has been so zeroed in, so laser focused on lowering costs for Americans. And we’ve done that. And a lot of the policies that the president has put forward are indeed popular. I mean, Bidenomics has worked so well that you have Republicans in their own districts, in their own states, taking credit for things that the president pushed forward, policies that the president has pushed forward, legislation that they didn’t even vote for, if you think about the American Rescue plan, the Inflation Reduction Act,” she said.

When the reporter pressed her about the low approval rating of 37%, Jean-Pierre acknowledged the polling but emphasized the administration’s focus on delivering for the American people. She stated that polls are “all over the place” and do not tell the whole story.

“I hear you. I hear you. But it is — Look, our focus is going to be on what we can do to continue to deliver for the American people. Polls are polls, right? They are going to be all over the place. They are going to — they’re going to — you know, they don’t tell the whole story, actually. And that is just the way a poll is,” Jean-Pierre said.

Jean-Pierre claimed that President Biden was working to make Americans’ lives better and fulfill the promises he made during his campaign.


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