Howard Kurtz: Joe Biden Does Not Have Control of His Own Party

‘What a difference a year makes after all the he’s the next FDR hype’


KURTZ: "Yeah, what a difference a year makes after all the, you know, he’s the next FDR hype. Let's look at the two biggest failures. With the exception of the genuine win on infrastructure, first you had the President pushing this $3.5 trillion liberal wish list spending bill that Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin were never going to go along with even half of that level. And, you mentioned the fiery speech in Georgia, comparing opponents of voting rights legislation to Bull Connor and George Wallace. He not only alienates Republicans, he alienates some moderate Democrats, and there was never any chance in hell that the aforementioned two Democratic senators were going to budge on the filibuster, meaning he was going to lose, he was going to be embarrassed. The press knows that these are miscalculations. And they're all saying the obvious now. Right now Joe Biden doesn't have control of his own party."

Video files
Audio files
Similar stories
Ian Bremmer: ‘Biden Does Have a Problem,’ Hunter Biden Was Paid ‘Clearly To Be Selling Influence’
Erin Perrine Compares Biden’s Weak Record on China to President Trump’s
Fox’s Howard Kurtz: Biden’s ‘Boring, Anemic’ Social Media Is a ‘Significant Advantage’ for Trump
MSNBC’s Reid: ‘Scandalous’ Kavanaugh, Thomas Get to Decide if ‘Women Have Control over Our Bodies’
Durbin on Kavanaugh Allegations: ‘It Really Does Have a Ring of Truth to It’