President Joe Biden took a break from the White House to visit the Delaware cemetery for his first wife and child in remembrance of the tragic 1972 car accident that took their lives.
Biden was photographed with his family, including his one-year-old son Hunter and grandson, on Saturday outside St.
Nelia Biden and the couple’s 13-month-old daughter, Naomi, were killed when their car hit a trailer while taking the kids to pick up a Christmas tree.
President Joe Biden watches his son Hunter Biden follow his one-year-old son Bo Biden as the family leaves St. Joseph at Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington
President Joe Biden shakes hands with Monsignor John Hopkins (right) as he departs Saint Joseph at Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington on the anniversary of the death of the president’s first wife, Nelia, and daughter Naomi
President Biden’s dismal visit comes as a new poll shows his approval rating among young voters has fallen
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden await family as they walk from St. Joseph at Brandywine Catholic Church, including Biden’s son Hunter holding his young son Beau in his arms
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden walk side by side at a cemetery outside St. Joseph at Brandywine Catholic Church on Saturday in remembrance of the tragedy that haunted him early in his Senate career and was a touchstone of his career. presidency
Hunter and Bo’s sons were seriously injured. They were parted a year and a day, three and four years old.
Tragedy haunted him early in his Senate career and was a touchstone of his presidency, with Biden recently opening a speech in Minnesota by noting how two former senators in that state helped him cope.
Biden was accompanied on the tragic anniversary by his son Hunter who brought with him his young son Beau, who was photographed outside the church walking alongside his father.
Biden’s youngest grandchild is named after his deceased son, who died of brain cancer in 2015, and who is buried with his mother and sister in the cemetery just outside the church.
The president and first lady were seen paying their respects after the service.
Biden and his family have attended church for years, and as president he has made dozens of visits with his extended family.
His sad visit comes at a time when a new opinion poll showed that his support rate among young voters has reached a new low.
A Pew Research Center survey this week found Biden’s acceptance rating of 27 percent among Americans under 30, the lowest level of support among any age group in the survey.
It’s a staggering 50-point drop since The Economist and YouGov polled Generation Z and American Millennials in January.
These numbers are surprising because young voters have veered toward the Democratic Party in the last election, with Millennials and Generation Z voters favoring Biden over former President Donald Trump in the 2020 election by 24 points.
On the anniversary of the death of his first wife Nelia and daughter Naomi Biden, President Biden walks through the cemetery after visiting Saint Joseph at Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington
President Joe Biden embraces a family member as he and First Lady Jill Biden leave Saint Joseph at Brandywine Catholic Church on the anniversary of the death of the president’s first wife, Nelia, and daughter Naomi
Biden watches from afar as his son Hunter and grandson Beau walk outside St. Joseph at Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington on Saturday after mass.
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden pay their respects at the cemetery just outside St. Joseph’s Church
Joe Biden photographed with his family in 1972 with his son Hunter Biden (far left) his first wife Nelia Biden, his infant daughter Naomi Biden, and his son Beau Biden on his lap
Then Senator-elect Joseph Biden and his wife, Nelia, were photographed cutting his 30th birthday cake at a party in Wilmington with their two sons Hunter and Beau.
Both 2020 presidential candidates seem unpopular, with another poll published this week showing that 58 percent of American voters don’t think Joe Biden should run for reelection in 2024, while 56 percent also said they don’t want Donald Trump to run. The next presidential election.
If Biden doesn’t run, according to a Morning Consult/Politico poll on Wednesday, Vice President Kamala Harris has a large number of votes to replace him with 31 percent saying they’d want her on the ticket if Biden wasn’t in 2024.
Transport Minister Pete Buttigieg came second with 11 per cent.
Biden has long said he will run for re-election after his four years are up, dismissing rumors that he was only running in 2020 to defeat Trump and helping introduce an alternative of his choosing.
Trump also raised his candidacy in 2024 – but said he wouldn’t announce until after the 2022 midterm elections.
Its lower poll numbers come as the Omicron variant threatens to derail the American holiday season.
Americans under the age of 30 gave President Joe Biden an approval rating of 27 percent – 7 percent said they strongly agreed and 20 percent said they somewhat agreed. Meanwhile, older people approved and rejected Biden the most
Poll shows that only 60% of Democratic respondents want Biden to run again in 2024
The Omicron COVID-19 variant (purple) now accounts for 3% of US Covid cases, up from less than one per cent last week. The delta variant (orange) remains the dominant strain in the country, accounting for 97% of new cases, per CDC data
Grim new figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projected that US COVID-19 deaths would rise 73 percent to 15,600 per week by January 8, and that cases would rise to 1.3 million per week by Christmas Day.
The agency revealed forecasts Wednesday afternoon showing that America will experience as many as 15,600 new deaths from the Covid virus per week as of January 8 – or 2,228 deaths per day – a 58 percent increase from the 8,900 deaths currently recorded each week, an amount This equates to 1285 deaths. day.
Another prediction by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that between 620,000 and 1.3 million Americans will be diagnosed with Covid by the week ending December 25 – Christmas Day.
This represents a 55 percent jump from the 840,000 cases recorded over the past week.
Omicron will likely become the dominant Covid strain in the coming weeks, and cause a massive surge in cases shortly after Christmas, one expert warned, potentially fueling the uptick the CDC expects.