Former Clinton pollster on 'America's Newsroom': Biden poll numbers a 'dire situation'

Former Clinton pollster on 'America's Newsroom': Biden poll numbers a 'dire situation'
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A former Clinton pollster said Wednesday President Biden is in a "dire situation" when it comes to the poll numbers ahead of the midterm elections.

"People question some of the competence. The generic horse race in our poll is Republicans by six points. This is a dire situation calling for the president to do a pivot," Stagwell Inc. chairman and CEO Mark Penn told "America’s Newsroom."

Penn told host Dana Perino it's "clear" Biden has not made a pivot to address ongoing issues in the U.S.

"So if they don’t make a pivot and they double down, as they continually seem to be doing with the big tax and spend budget now, then I think the polls will be realized. This is their opportunity to know in advance and they’re not making the changes one would normally make to regain the trust of the voters."
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