Voters trust Biden more on COVID-19, Trump more on economy in new Fox News Poll Former Vice President Joe Biden predicts that a recovery for the American economy shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic “is a long way away as I see it right now.”
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee made his comments in an interview on CNBC’s "Squawk Box" on Friday morning, a day after new figures showed that nearly 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past nine weeks.
FOX NEWS POLL: BIDEN TRUSTED MORE ON CORONAVIRUS BUT TRUMP HAS EDGE ON ECONOMY
Biden’s comments stand in contrast to those from President Trump, who has optimistically predicted the nation’s economy will quickly come roaring back.
“This country is poised for an epic comeback. This is going to be an incredible comeback. Watch, it’s already happening,” the president touted on Thursday as he visited a Ford Motor Company plant in Michigan that’s been converted to making respirators for hospitals on the front lines against the coronavirus.
The president and his leading economic advisers – encouraged by the relative steadiness in the stock market and some recent other indicators – have publicly expressed confidence in the […]