Jen Psaki Blames Part Of The American Public For Biden’s Plummeting Poll Numbers
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki blamed the American public during a press conference on Friday for President Joe Biden’s declining poll numbers, claiming that the 20 percent of the population who have not gotten vaccinated have thrown a wrench into Biden’s success.
“The President has very tough approval ratings these days,” a reporter said. “What do you make of these really terrible polls? Are they that he’s doing something wrong? Is it just the communication? Or is it he’s doing unpopular things that have to be done? Or something else?”
“Well, look, I would say that this is a really tough time in our country. We’re still battling COVID, and a lot of people thought we’d be through it, including us,” Psaki responded. “And we — because of the rise of the Delta variant, because of the fact that even though it was a vaccine that was approved under a Republican administration, even though we now have full FDA approval, and even though it’s widely available across the country, we still have a quarter of the country who have — less than that — 20 percent of the country who’ve decided not to get vaccinated. No question that’s having an impact."