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President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during a prime-time address from the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Washington.

Washington Examiner, July 2021

President Joe Biden’s trip to huddle with family members of those lost or missing after a condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, presents a political minefield for the White House as the president makes the stop amid a tour to sell his infrastructure proposals.

While even critics give Biden points for his touch as consoler in chief, he will carefully have to navigate the politics of offering solace to survivors, families of the missing, rescuers, and the wider community affected by the construction disaster as he is in the midst of a multistate swing making the case for a bipartisan infrastructure deal and a larger package congressional Democrats hope to send him.

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