White House fears August could be a ‘momentum killer’ for Joe Biden

Members of President Joe Biden’s communications staff fear he may lose some of his political “momentum” in August while on vacation.

A memo released from political adviser Jen O’Malley Dillon and senior adviser Anita Dunn to White House chief of staff Ron Klain warned that the White House must redouble its efforts to prevent an August “crisis” over the President.

“For many administrations, August can be a momentum killer,” the memo warns. “For this team, August is going to be a momentum-building month as we come out of last week…”

Biden’s staff are eager to turn the latest wave of legislative actions into a giant victory for the president who continues to suffer the political effects of high inflation and rising gas prices.

The White House enjoyed a week of positive coverage from the establishment media after passing Democrats’ $430 billion-plus tax hike, health care and health spending bill. green energy by Congress.

US President Joe Biden rides a bike along the beach while on vacation in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, on Aug. 14, 2022. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)

Dubbed the “Cutting Inflation Act” by Democrats, Biden will hold a grand signing ceremony for the bill at the White House in September, according to the White House, saying it will help families struggling with higher costs.

President Biden is staying on vacation this week at Kiawah Island in South Carolina.

The memo also boasts of a ‘Building a Better America’ tour where the White House plans to send President and Vice President Kamala Harris as well as Democratic members of Congress, cabinet members, governors and mayors. to promote Biden’s legislative successes across the country.

The White House has also expressed its eagerness to promote Republicans as out of touch with their “extreme MAGA agenda” which sides with “special interests” over the American people.

Biden also plans to promote a “plan for a safer America” ​​to “tack crime” as many major US cities grapple with record violent crime rates.

Republicans, however, are spending August criticizing Biden’s agenda, working toward a “red wave” of support in November.


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