Biden tries to sell Bide­nomics on world stage when vot­ers aren’t buy­ing it

SAN FRANCISCO — Pres­i­dent Joe Biden is pitch­ing his eco­nom­ic poli­cies to a domes­tic and for­eign audi­ence at the Asia-Pacif­ic Eco­nom­ic Coop­er­a­tion forum in San Fran­cis­co, but he is fac­ing push­back at home and abroad.
Biden’s approval rat­ings have been in a free fall, in part, because of so-called Bide­nomics. But he is simul­ta­ne­ous­ly under pres­sure to pre­vent the econ­o­my from enter­ing a reces­sion and revers­ing its over­re­liance on Chi­na while mak­ing diplo­mat­ic over­tures to Chi­nese Pres­i­dent Xi Jin­ping.
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Biden’s com­pet­ing pri­or­i­ties were cap­tured in his address Thurs­day to CEOs at APEC, in which he acknowl­edged the “dis­con­nect” between his eco­nom­ic data and pub­lic sen­ti­ment.
“We can deal with the sec­ond part as well,” the pres­i­dent said dur­ing the APEC CEO Sum­mit. “We still have work to do, but our mod­el for grow­ing is deliv­er­ing real results for all Amer­i­cans.”
But moments lat­er dur­ing his 20-minute remarks, Biden was adamant that the Unit­ed States is not “decou­pling” its econ­o­my, the world’s largest, from Chi­na, the sec­ond largest. Instead, the U.S. is “de-risk­ing” and “diver­sif …