Several people criticized President Biden on Twitter Friday night after he said on Twitter that he was “never more optimistic” about serving another two years in the White House.
“Two years on, I’ve never been more optimistic about America’s future,” Biden said on Jan. 17, the second anniversary of his inauguration. 20th, 2021.
But those who responded to the post did not share the president’s enthusiasm.
“Well, that makes us one of them,” one user replied.
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Comedian Tim Young chided: “Gas is up 40 cents from last month and eggs are $9.”
“You’re not even awake. Put the phone down, intern,” another tweet said.
Another user commented: “Two years on, I’d say the only direction you have to go now is up.”
“Jesus is at the helm,” said another.
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Despite the president’s optimism, he remains broadly unpopular in most polls.
Public support for Biden remains near the lowest level of his presidency, with just 40% approving of his performance, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll.
The president is doing better in other polls, though not beyond the 40s.
FiveThirtyEight’s presidential support tracker shows the president has the support of 43.4 percent of Americans.
The president’s handling of the economy, continued spending in Ukraine, failure to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, continued attacks on gun rights and classified documents discovered at his Delaware home have drawn critics in recent months anger.
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The president and the White House have said Biden will run for re-election in 2024, but he has yet to formally announce his candidacy. Such an announcement was expected and could come as early as next month.
At 80, Biden is the oldest person to serve as president in U.S. history.
According to the congressman. James Claiborne of South Carolina, if he chooses to run, is unlikely to face his primary opponent.
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“I’m all for President Biden,” Claiborne said in an interview with CBS’ Robert Costa. “I think he’s proven in those two years that … he’s worthy of reelection. And I’m sure he’ll be reelected no matter who the Republicans put in.”
Asked if Biden would have an opponent in the primary, Claiborne said: “I don’t think he will, and I don’t think he should.”
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On the other side of the proverbial aisle, former President Donald Trump has officially announced that he is seeking the Republican nomination in 2024. He is currently the only candidate.
Other potential candidates include former Vice President Mike Pence, governor. Ron DeSantis, Governor Nikki Haley, Governor Senator Larry Hogan, Mike Pompeo. Ted Cruz and the governor. Glenn Youngkin.
Fox News’ Chris Pandolfo contributed to this report.