White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki blamed vaccinated Americans’ frustrations with unvaccinated people in response to a reporter’s question about Joe Biden’s falling poll numbers, adding that the administration is working to get more people vaccinated. In response to a follow-up question about whether she meant that the push for vaccines iss part of an effort to get Biden’s poll numbers up, Psaki said, “yeah.”
A recent Axios-Ipsos poll shows public approval of Biden’s handling of the pandemic has crashed to the mid- forties from a high in the upper fifties.
Excerpt: “45% of those surveyed say they trust Biden a great deal or a fair amount to provide them with accurate information about the virus and pandemic, while 53% said they have little or no trust in him. Compare that with the peak of trust in Biden on COVID — 58% to 42% — in our Jan. 22–25 survey, around his inauguration when he was in