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Republicans blame Biden for keeping the pandemic alive

“McCarthy’s first blow to Biden is a blow to his competence: he sold himself to voters as the guy who could make a difference in the fight against Covid, but more Americans are dying,” said Neil Newhouse, a Republican poll poll. problem. “The bottom line is that Republicans have always been more focused on the economic fallout of the pandemic, and now we see independent and hesitant voters expressing concern about those consequences: supply chain, inflation, jobs, store closings or having what they necessary “.

He added: “There is a feeling that the Biden presidency is falling short of its promises.”

The Thanksgiving Wave is the latest surprise of the pandemic, which is approaching its two-year mark. The national average for new infections in 14 days rose 25 percent to more than 94,000 new cases per day, with the Upper Midwest once again the hottest hotspot. At the same time, the effectiveness of vaccines against coronavirus is maintained, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unvaccinated people are 5.8 times more likely to test positive than fully vaccinated people and 14 times more likely to die if infected.

The guerrilla gap in infection and vaccination rates is narrowing only slightly. Most Republican counties have 2.78 times more new cases than most Democratic counties, up from a month ago, according to Democratic health analyst Charles Gab, who uses data from Johns Hopkins University. The death rate in these Republican districts is almost six times higher than in the Democratic districts.

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It is unclear whether the ongoing pandemic or the vaccination requirements designed to overcome it are prompting the downgrade of the president’s approval ratings. Mr Newhouse’s firm, Public Opinion Strategies, found that Mr Biden’s overall approval rating for his response to the pandemic was a relatively good 51 percent in October, up from 69 percent in April and only 53 percent in August.

But in the suburbs where the 2020 presidential race was won, the president’s approval rating for the pandemic has dropped from 51 percent to 45 percent since August. And among white men, the decline is more pronounced, from 58 percent in April to 43 percent in August and 32 percent in October.

Republican lawmakers continue to try to block the introduction of vaccines at the local, state and federal levels. In September, Senator Roger Marshall of Kansas, an obstetrician, to block the use of federal funds to fulfill the presidential vaccine mandate for businesses with at least 100 employees failed unanimously after all 50 Senate Republicans supported it. …

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