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U.S. President Joe Biden remarking on his budget proposal for FY 2024 at the Finishing Trades
Institute, PHA, on 9 March 2023: he gave assurances of economic stability
but just 31% of Americans approve of his policies
by Mary Foran
US President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped from 45% to 38% in a new poll this month amid American economic difficulties.
According to the AP/ NORC poll, perception of Biden’s handling of the national economy has grown more negative as recent bank failures, such as the Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, have added to inflation struggles.
The White House has attempted to dispel concerns with the assurance of economic stability, but just 31% of Americans approve of his economic policies.
In other news, Biden met with the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and traveled to Ottawa to discuss bilateral ties.
On the other side of the world, Vladimir Putin and Xi of China met to discuss their cooperation in outdoing the Americans economically, culturally and above all, militarily.
Many have complained that Biden is not doing enough to counter the rising threat of China. There is a scandal brewing that the Biden family received some $3 million dollars from the communist Chinese.
Another scandal in the news is the story of the NY District Attorney Bragg ready to indict former President Donald Trump on charges that he paid hush money to the porn star Stormy Daniels, with whom he allegedly had an affair. Trump denies the allegations. He is running for President in 2024.
Featured image (Official White House Photo)/Adam Schultz
Silicon Valley Bank/Minh Nguyen, CC BY-SA4.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Cropped
Xi Jinping-Putin meeting in Moscow/Kremlin.ru, CC BY 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Trump-Daniels/Mike Licht, CC BY2.0 via Flickr
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