Sources familiar with the matter said that President Joe Biden vented his frustration over Democrats’ midterm losses and lost his temper at a senior staffer. Bloomberg was informed by Bloomberg.
The outburst occurred as Democrats took turns pointing fingers at Tuesday’s expected red wave. Biden is well-known for his anger and lost temper towards Brian Deese (director of Biden’s National Economic Council). Bloomberg reported the story, citing three anonymous sources. However, a spokesperson for the White House stated that Ron Klain, Chief of Staff, refuted the report.
Biden was also reported to be angry at his aides for telling him that inflation was “transitory”, as prices have remained high over the past few months.
Deese’s leadership is causing a poor economy, despite numerous polls showing that voters regard the economy as the most important issue and that Americans trust Republicans more to manage the economy than Democrats.
Biden has also publicly vented his anger at several recent events: in January, he called Fox News reporter Peter Doocy “stupid boy of a bitch” and in February, he snapped at a group protesters calling them “idiots” at an Illinois Saturday campaign event.
Biden is not the only Democrat expressing frustration over midterms. Democratic strategists also voice anger at blue-state governors who are polling exceptionally poorly in heavily blue states. Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom is the Democratic New York Governor. Kathy Hochul, Democratic Oregon Governor. Kate Brown and Kathy Hochul have been criticised for their low popularity and dragging down other Democratic candidates.
A Democratic strategist who works on House campaigns said that there is a direct correlation between Kathy Hochul’s performance and Gavin Newsom’s and the effect it has on House candidates. I think Republicans are also noticing this, especially in New York. They aren’t running any ads with Biden and Pelosi anymore. They are running ads with Kathy Hochul… If Hochul or Newsom don’t pick it up we’ll lose House seats.”
Left-leaning media personalities and Democratic candidates are also blaming misinformation for their party’s poor performance. They point fingers at Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover, firing of content curation workers, and conservative media efforts within minority communities.