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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was questioned on Friday President Bidens Bad polling numbers.

Saki placed at least some of the blame on Americans “who have decided not to vaccinate.”

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Biden Drops 38% Approval in New National Poll

“I would say this is a really difficult time in our country,” replied Saki. “We’re still battling COVID, and a lot of people thought we’d be through it, including us.”

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“And because of the rise of the delta version, because of the fact that, even though it was a vaccine that was approved under the Republican administration, we now have full FDA approval, and even though it’s widely used nationwide. available from, we still have…20% of the country who have decided not to vaccinate,” he added.

“There is no question that there is an impact,” Saki said before concluding, “and of course, as the president has said, the buck stops with him.”

In addition to poor elections, September’s disappointing jobs report added only 194,000 jobs to the economy, sharply missing the 500,000 estimates given by economists.

President Biden addressed the report on Friday and defended his record on the economy as “progress” as his approval rating stood at 38%.

“In total, the job creation in the first eight months of my administration is about five million jobs,” Biden said. “Jobs went up, wages went up, unemployment went down. That’s progress.”

Granthshala News’ Jonathan Garber contributed reporting.

Houston Keene is a reporter for Granthshala News Digital. You can find him on Twitter at @HoustonKeene.