Inside a White House Adrift

From a story on by Carol E. Lee, Peter Nicholas, Kristen Welker, and Courtney Kube headlined “Inside a White House Adrift”:

Faced with a worsening political predicament, President Joe Biden is pressing aides for a more compelling message and a sharper strategy while bristling at how they’ve tried to stifle the plain-speaking persona that has long been one of his most potent assets.

Biden is rattled by his sinking approval ratings and is looking to regain voters’ confidence that he can provide the sure-handed leadership he promised during the campaign, people close to the president say.