Biden to hold rare solo news conference ahead of 1-year mark in office

1/19/2022 6:13:00 PM

President Joe Biden is set to hold a rare solo news conference at 4 p.m. Wednesday on the eve of his one-year mark in office.

On the eve of the one-year anniversary of his inauguration, Pres. Biden is set to hold a formal news conference at the White House at 4 p.m. ET.

President Joe Biden is set to hold a rare solo news conference at 4 p.m. Wednesday on the eve of his one-year mark in office.

Susan Walsh/AP, FILEPresident Joe Biden speaks on Oct. 28, 2021, from the East Room of the White House."You don't get everything done in the first year. But what we feel good about ... is that coming in to an incredibly difficult circumstance, fighting a pandemic, an economic a massive economic downturn, as a result, an administration that was prior to us that did not effectively deal with a lot of these crises, that there's been a lot of progress made," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday.

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FINALLY. He’ll be hilarious He will read the whole time. He can't freelance anything Isn't 4pm past his bedtime? Aides are probably freaking out today, trying to make sure he has taken every cognitive med known to man, double checking the teleprompter so he doesn’t read the instructions again, and browbeating every journalist they preselected to make sure they received their script.

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Still, Biden is expected at the news conference to tout his successes over the year, including administering more than 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, and hitting record-low unemployment rates in many states.Image source, EPA When he took office as the 46th US president, Joe Biden declared that his ascension was the "triumph not of a candidate, but of a cause - the cause of democracy".Kamala Harris ' wax figures are now on public display .MSNBC'S CHUCK TODD SHOCKED BY BIDEN POLLING HITTING ‘NEW BOTTOM’: ‘MY GOODNESS!’ "If the economy is strong, inflation is down and the pandemic is largely in the rearview mirror, Democrats have a fighting chance," Rubin wrote.

Susan Walsh/AP, FILE President Joe Biden speaks on Oct. 28, 2021, from the East Room of the White House. "We can right wrongs. "You don't get everything done in the first year. and it's a historic moment. But what we feel good about . We can teach our children in safe schools.. Plowman/NBC/NBC Newswire/NBCUniversal via Getty Images) The liberal pundit warned readers to"Be prepared to hear a lot about a ‘reboot’ or ‘reset'' before citing Democrat comebacks after suffering big losses in 1994 and 2010.

. A year into his presidency, we take a look at what progress Mr Biden has made, his standing with the American public, and what it all means for the president going forward, with analysis from the BBC's North America correspondent Anthony Zurcher.. is that coming in to an incredibly difficult circumstance, fighting a pandemic, an economic a massive economic downturn, as a result, an administration that was prior to us that did not effectively deal with a lot of these crises, that there's been a lot of progress made," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday. "We need to build on that. But in his first year, he has had a startling reversal of fortunes. The work is not done, the job is not done, and we are certainly not conveying it is, so our objective and I think what you'll hear the president talk about tomorrow is how to build on the foundation we laid in the first year," she added.. MORE: Democrats' infighting worsens at Biden’s 1-year mark: The Note White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield cited the $1. The number of people who disapprove of the job he's done has risen from 35% to 52%." She pointed to legislation already passed in the Senate that improves U.

9 trillion COVID-19 relief law, the American Rescue Plan, and a major, bipartisan infrastructure package as two achievements Biden will highlight in an appearance on MSNBC's"Morning Joe" Wednesday. But she also acknowledged the president can do more on other issues. That was when the proportion of people who disapproved of him was about equal to the proportion who approved. Biden and Harris are dressed in replica outfits from Inauguration day -- smiling as they stand on opposite ends of the Resolute desk. "He has been laser-focused on taming COVID and growing the economy. He would be the first to say we’re not where we need to be on those," Bedingfield said. Compared to other recent presidents, only Donald Trump has had a more disappointing first year - his approval rating fell from 45% on his inauguration day to 35% a year later, according to historical trends by Gallup. Wednesday's session marks just the second time Biden has held a solo formal press conference at the White House. But he must shift focus from losing efforts to those he can win," Rubin wrote.

The first such news conference was held March 25, 2021. George W Bush began his first term in a similar position to Mr Biden, with approval around 60%, but that rose to nearly 90% after 11 September, 2001. Since then, he held five news conferences on foreign trips, and three in partnership with other foreign leaders at the White House, for a total of nine news conferences. While Biden often answers questions shouted by the press at other events, his tally of formal news conferences is the lowest for any president since Ronald Reagan, according to data from University of California Santa Barbara's . His ratings started modestly positive, without the kind of big inaugural bump most presidents (not named Donald Trump) receive.