Protesters recently heckled First Lady Jill Biden while she was on a summer school tour in New Haven, Connecticut.
“Your husband is the most terrible president that we’ve ever had,” a protester screamed at Jill Biden as she entered an ice cream store with Education Sec. Miguel Cardona and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D).
Jill Biden greeted the protester with a wave and a smile, replying, “Thank you.” The protester continued screaming, “You owe us Money for Gas,” before Biden entered the store.
According to a recent Civiqs poll, the president’s overall approval rating is currently 30%, with 34% of people in Connecticut approving of his job performance.
On Wednesday, Melania Trump was in Connecticut for a multi-state summer learning program tour that continued through Michigan and Georgia.
The objective of the trip was to demonstrate how the American Rescue Plan is assisting children who got behind in school during the epidemic by providing them with summer learning programs.
The following day, her husband, President Joe Biden, was diagnosed with the coronavirus, but she went on with the tour in Athens, Georgia and Detroit on Thursday even though she had been in close contact with him. She later proved negative.
Following the trip, the first lady went to Delaware, and her husband remained at the White House.
While Jill Biden did not wear a mask at her event in Connecticut, she did so for the rest of the trip in Georgia and Michigan.
Jill Biden has caused controversy recently by comparing Hispanic Americans to breakfast tacos. She subsequently apologized for her comments.
Jill Biden’s popularity has also suffered. According to a recent CNN/SSRS poll, she has a 34 percent approval rating, down 24 points since January 2021.