Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe, who is running for governor of Virginia, suggested President Joe Biden’s tanking popularity is creating “headwinds” for his campaign.
The Republican National Committee Twitter account on Monday shared a video that showed the Democrat — who was governor of the state four years ago — fretting in a conference call about the November election, which polls show to be a close race between him and Republican Glenn Youngkin.
“But we’ve got to get Democrats out to vote,” McAuliffe said during the call. “We are facing a lot of headwinds from Washington, as you know.”
He then blamed his fears about low voter turnout in Virginia on Biden.
“The president is unpopular today, unfortunately, here in Virginia. So we have