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A new poll shows Black support for the President of the United States is declining.
According to the Washington Post, a poll released Thursday found that Joe Biden's approval rating with Black Americans is just 56%. That's a drop of more than 30% from July 2021.
Black Florida voters say their ability to save money has declined under Biden. They said high gas prices, spiraling crime, and the current economy may be factors in their decision not to vote for Joe Biden in 2024.
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While a few Black voters in Florida said they hated Trump, they also noted that life was easier under Trump.
"All I know is when Trump was President, I had a few more dollars in my pocket," said one Florida voter.
Another voter said, "You might not like Trump, I think he is an ass sometimes, but the things he did benefited more people in the US. More high paying jobs, above living wage (at least in my area)."
To his credit, Biden has followed through on support for HBCUs and expanding the federal judiciary including nominating the first Black woman Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson.
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Joe Biden's campaign manager admitted the national polls that give Biden a double-digit lead over President Donald Trump are "inflated."
"We're not ahead by double digits. We're just not," tweeted Jen O'Malley Dillon on Thursday. Dillon went on to say the race is "far closer" than a lot of Biden supporters think. "Like a lot closer."
The Biden camp is concerned that the 2020 election will be a repeat of 2016 when Hillary Clinton had double-digit leads over Trump in 12 national polls.
In a Zoom call to supporters, Dillon said, "Please take the fact that we are not ahead by double digits. Those are inflated national public polling numbers."
With a hint of panic in her voice, she urged Democrats to get out and vote.
Some Twitter users expressed anger at the Biden camp for appearing to wave the white flag too early.
One user tweeted: "Are you trying to give me nightmares with this close talk or make sure I vote?"
But others see Dillon's warning as a calculating move to keep the other side off balance.
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Americans are critical of President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic so far, as challenger Joe Biden polls eight points higher among voters.
56% of adults disapprove of Trump's handling of the crisis while 41% approve.
According to the poll, many disapprove of Trump's performance after Dr. Anthony Fauci said there will be more suffering and deaths if the country reopens too soon.
Trump has ignored calls to fire Dr. Fauci, whose incorrect coronavirus models led to multi-state shutdowns.
Dr. Fauci spoke remotely during a virtual Senate Committee hearing on Tuesday, saying reopening the country too soon would lead to "avoidable suffering and death".
Fauci said states should wait until a vaccine is available before reopening fully and allowing citizens to return to work.
When pressed about reopening schools, Fauci cautioned that schools and colleges could reopen in the fall -- if a vaccine is available.
Despite no school closures when hundreds of children die from influenza every year, Fauci claimed children must stay home or countless people will die from Covid-19.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson compared the U.S. to Sweden which never shut down schools or businesses during the pandemic. The death toll there is less than in the U.S.
Georgia reopened 2 weeks ago, and coronavirus hospitalizations decreased to the lowest level since January.
Twitter users vented their frustrations at Dr. Fauci and President Trump.
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