President Biden will return from Camp David on Monday in time to host an Independence Day celebration on the White Home for the second 12 months working.
Beginning at 5 p.m., Biden and First Girl Jill Biden will host a July 4 barbecue for navy households, throughout which the president will ship remarks to rejoice the event, the White Home introduced Sunday.
The president and first woman will then take within the fireworks on the Nationwide Mall from the White Home.
Biden’s second July 4 in workplace comes as his reputation has taken a flip for the more serious.
“Immediately, all throughout this nation, we are able to say with confidence: America is coming again collectively,” Biden mentioned throughout his Independence Day speech final 12 months, wherein he additionally celebrated the nation’s success in preventing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Though COVID deaths have now plummeted because the omicron variant induced a winter spike, financial uncertainty and document inflation have hit People — and Biden’s approval rankings — onerous.
A latest AP-NORC Heart Ballot performed June 23 to 27 discovered that Biden’s approval score is at a historic low of 39 p.c, in comparison with 55 p.c in a ballot taken at an analogous time final 12 months. The ballot additionally noticed respondents giving their lowest approval score for the course the nation is heading in — 14 p.c in comparison with 44 p.c final July.
The White Home has maintained it has a plan to confront the problems plaguing the American folks.
“Preventing inflation and reducing costs is the president’s primary financial precedence, and he’s laser centered on doing all the pieces he can to ensure the financial system is working for the American folks,” White Home spokesperson Chris Meagher mentioned of Biden this weekend, in line with the Related Press.
He added, “And we’re in a powerful place to transition from our historic jobs restoration to secure and regular progress. Due to the work we’ve performed to carry the pandemic underneath management, COVID will not be the disruptive issue it has been for thus lengthy.”