Biden ditching Australia trip saves face at home


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“I’m postponing the Australia portion of the trip … in order to be back for the final negotiations with the congressional leaders,” Biden said on Tuesday (Wednesday AEST). He played the politics card on the debt issue so well he even convinced Anthony Albanese that Republicans shouldn’t be challenging America’s absurdly high debt and spending levels. Biden’s domestic popularity is falling. His average personal approval rating reached a high of 44.8 per cent in February, but has since dropped to 42 per cent. Voters blame Biden for the debt ceiling problem almost as much as they do Republicans, recent polls...