Biden’s Full plate: Ukraine, Inflation, Low Public Approval
President Joe Biden finds himself in a split-screen presidency as Russia starts to invade Ukraine.
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He's juggling a geopolitical crisis on Tuesday, but his other scheduled appearance was to discuss supply chains for minerals used in electronics.
Biden is grappling with the prospect of a European land war that will only add to inflation problems at home.
But he's also tending to a daunting set of additional domestic challenges and must-do tasks at a time of sinking public approval.
The president says he wants to insulate Americans from the “pain” of sanctions against Russia that could cause higher gasoline prices.