President Joe Biden is taking a trip out to three lefty western states this week to rake in some campaign cash ahead of the midterm elections.
Staying away from any swing states or even campaigning for specific candidates, which may hurt them more than help them because of his unpopularity, Biden will instead go to Colorado, California and Oregon for a fundraiser, a national monument dedication, and a couple speeches about his successes.
"We've been very clear that the president is going to go out, the vice president is going to go out," White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Tuesday. "They're going to talk about the successes that we have seen in this administration in the last 19 months."
The best he can do is claim credit for an infrastructure package passed a year ago and the misnamed Inflation Reduction Act, which is going to do just the opposite, along with student loan forgiveness that is going to be tied up in the courts for the foreseeable future.
Gas prices are going back up again as OPEC implements production cuts, and the latest economic numbers show no letup in inflation. It's a bleak picture for Biden and Democrats.
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