‘I Haven’t Seen That Poll’: Biden Smirks as He Reacts to Dip in Approval Rating Amid Afghan Crisis

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Late last week, Donald Trump called the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan a “horrific decision” by President Joe Biden, adding that the White House should be prepared to send troops back into Afghanistan in order to help thousands of American citizens who remain there.

President Joe Biden chuckled when asked on Sunday about a new poll revealing that some Americans believe POTUS is no longer “competent, focused, or effective at the job” amid the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

CBS reporter Ed O’Keefe then said that the poll is “out there, from CBS [News] this morning”, something that prodded the US president to laugh it off.

Shortly after, O’Keefe’s colleague Bo Erickson called on the US administration to brief Biden on the survey.

“Dear White House staff, please share the below polling to POTUS. He said he had not seen it yet”, Erickson wrote on his Twitter page.

The poll found that Biden’s approval rating has fallen over the past few months due to his handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal.

According to the survey, half of Americans approve of the way Biden is handling his job, but the same number, 50 percent, disapprove of POTUS. The same poll conducted in March revealed that only 38 percent disapproved of the US president.

Sunday’s incident with the reporter was preceded by Biden admitting that the evacuation of “thousands of people from Kabul is going to be hard and painful”.

Biden also revealed American forces may stay beyond…

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