Sometimes politics is a game of checkers, not chess.
It’s exceedingly difficult to win an election when 2/3rds of America thinks you’re doing a bad job on the #1 issue facing the country.
BREAKING: Approval of Pres. Trump’s oversight of the COVID-19 crisis has reached a new low since @ABC News/Ipsos began surveying on the coronavirus, with 67% of Americans disapproving of his efforts, per new ABC News/Ipsos poll. https://t.co/O0X7JCSDBr pic.twitter.com/ePsoZZvCds
— ABC News (@ABC) July 10, 2020
The American people have always viewed pandemic response as something that needs to be addressed by the President at the Federal level. And while they were willing to forgive early errors by President Trump & the CDC, America’s patience has worn out.