Jill Biden says ‘polls are going to turn’ in favor of Biden

First lady Jill Biden said she is confident polls with turn in favor of President Biden ahead of November after the president has struggled in head-to-head polling against former President Trump.

In an appearance on ABC’s “The View” Wednesday, the first lady expressed her optimism that polls will move toward her husband as he continues to hit the campaign trail.

“We are going to meet people where they are,” she said. “I’ve been traveling every single day, Joe has been traveling as much as possible, and we’re not going to take anything for granted, and those polls are going to turn, I’m confident of it.”

The first lady argued that Americans will turn to Biden over Trump when they become more engaged and interested in the election as it gets closer.

“As time goes on and as people start to focus a little bit more about what’s at stake and start to become educated on the issues and the differences between the two men, I believe that Americans are going to choose good over evil,” she said.

The first lady looked ahead toward the first debate, which is set for June 27, and argued that the president will shine over Trump.

“I think the American people deserve a debate, because you need to see your choices. You need to see Trump, and you need to see the president, and you need to see the differences. And my husband — and you’re going to see how smart he is, and the experience he has. And then you’ll see somebody who like you’re saying — I’m going to use Joy’s words — can’t put a sentence together,” she said, in an apparent reference to comments made by co-host Joy Behar about Trump.

Biden consistently polls behind or neck and neck with Trump, with the polling averages from Decision Desk HQ/The Hill showing Trump leading by just more than 1 percentage point.

He is also behind Trump is various polls of critical battleground states. A Bloomberg/Morning Consult poll released last week found Trump leading Biden by 4 points across the swing states of Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Biden’s reelection campaign has largely brushed off polls several months out from the election. The president campaigned in Philadelphia Wednesday, and last week he campaigned in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

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