President Joe Biden tried to build a narrative around competency based on his history in public service during the 2020 campaign, but his first term has been complicated by several issues that call that campaign promise into question. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza examines how Biden’s handling of Covid-19, Afghanistan and other policies have weakened the President’s approval.
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Read the Full Transcript of President Biden’s Remarks on Afghanistan
Remarks by President Biden on the COVID-19 Response and the Vaccination Program
Biden will wear mask indoors where new CDC guidance applies, calls on all Americans to do the same
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How Americans View Biden’s Response To The Coronavirus Crisis
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Biden Approval Drops to 50%, Lowest for Him to Date
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