This week’s White House Report Card finds President Joe Biden drawing attacks from Democrats for two nights of strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen, the border crisis, and continued worries about reelection polls.
Kept in hiding for most of the week, the president emerged Friday in Pennsylvania — his go-to state — where he was given a new poll showing a slight lead over former President Donald Trump in the key battleground. But he also faced hecklers in Allentown.
In brief remarks, he talked tough about hitting Houthi forces that have been roiling shipping in the Red Sea with attacks. He also noted new reports of lower, though persistent, inflation. “If you notice, they’re feeling much better about how the economy is doing,” Biden claimed of the public’s response. “What we haven’t done is letting them know exactly who got it