White House Report Card: Biden approval ticks up, Israel sup­port helped

White House Report Card: Biden approval ticks up, Israel support helped

This week’s White House Report Card finds Pres­i­dent Joe Biden cap­ping a sat­is­fac­to­ry week where he won applause for firm­ly — and final­ly — sup­port­ing Israel in its defense against attacks from Hamas ter­ror­ists.
To show sup­port for Israel, he dis­patched his sec­re­taries of State and Defense to the Jew­ish state and also sent over mil­i­tary equip­ment and spe­cial oper­a­tions forces.
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But infla­tion at home con­tin­ued to show that it is alive and well, boost­ing the prices of basics Amer­i­cans use dai­ly, even tooth­paste. He pitched his claim of cut­ting prices and infla­tion dur­ing a Philadel­phia event where he tripped walk­ing up four steps.

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden stum­bles as he walks on stage to speak at Tio­ga Marine Ter­mi­nal, Fri­day, Oct. 13, 2023, in Philadel­phia.
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Demo­c­ra­t­ic poll­ster John Zog­by, in grad­ing the week a “C,” high­light­ed a slight uptick in the …