‘Not losing all the battleground states’


First woman Jill Biden defended her husband’s poor polling numbers Wednesday morning, hours after a brand new survey discovered him lagging behind rival Donald Trump in six out of seven essential swing states in a head-to-head matchup.

“No, he’s not shedding in all of the battleground states,” the president’s spouse mentioned on “CBS Mornings.”

“He’s arising. He’s even or doing higher. So, you realize what, as soon as individuals begin to focus in and so they see their two decisions, it’s apparent that Joe will win this election.”

Jill Biden mentioned the president is “not shedding all of the battleground states.” CBS Mornings

A Wall Street Journal poll released late Tuesday confirmed Trump besting Biden in Michigan (48-45%), Pennsylvania (47-44%), Georgia (44-43%), North Carolina (49-43%), Arizona (47-42%) and Nevada (48-44%).

Trump and Biden are tied in Wisconsin at 46% every, however the Democrat got here out on prime by three proportion factors when together with unbiased candidates Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Cornel West, in addition to Inexperienced Occasion candidate Jill Stein and Libertarian Lars Mapstead.

Kennedy pulled 10% of voter assist in Wisconsin, whereas the opposite third-party candidates obtained 1% every and 9% had been undecided.

RFK Jr. is aiming to get on the poll in all 50 states, however is going through challenges as an unbiased candidate. His group says he has certified for the poll in Nevada, Utah, New Hampshire, Hawaii and North Carolina.

President Joe Biden and first woman Jill Biden attend the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Garden of the White Home. REUTERS

The polls spell dangerous information for Biden, who gained six of the seven states surveyed in defeating Trump in 2020.

The president, 81, has insisted that polls exist that present him besting Trump, although proof of such surveys are scarce.

“Whereas we most likely haven’t learn rather a lot about it, in the previous few days, there have been a number of nationwide polls displaying us main now,” Biden mentioned at a marketing campaign cease in North Carolina final week.

Joe Biden was joined by Barack Obama and Invoice Clinton in a mega fundraiser in March. REUTERS

“Whereas we most likely haven’t learn rather a lot about it, in the previous few days, there was 5 nationwide polls,” he advised supporters in Houston earlier in March. “The press — effectively, I just like the press, however they don’t discuss it very a lot. 5 nationwide polls having us main since my State of the Union tackle.”

Biden has traveled to every of the battleground states in current weeks.

The president’s marketing campaign has additionally championed the massive quantity of funding they’ve obtained compared to the Trump group, fueled by giant donors and a mega fundraiser that includes former presidents Barack Obama and Invoice Clinton.


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