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'Biggest Mistake Of My Life': Biden 2020 Voters Explain Why They're Backing Trump In 202


The NYT/Siena College survey released on Monday across Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania found that 14% of those who said they backed Biden in 2020 won't do so this cycle. The outlet spoke with some of the Biden defectors included in the poll, with some planning to vote for Trump despite qualms with his personality.

Frederick Westbrook, a retired hotel worker in Las Vegas, told the NYT that voting for Biden last cycle was "the biggest mistake of my life." The retiree added that while he still believes Trump has "a big mouth" and is "not a nice person," his financial situation has made him consider backing the former president.

"Everything is just about the economy," Westbrook said. "I don't really trust Donald Trump at all. I just think housing, food, my car, my insurance, every single piece of living has gone up."

Amelia Earwood, a 47-year-old safety trainer at the U.S. Postal Service, was also critical of Trump, but said she's "voting on his policies, and I think that he could straighten this country out, while Biden made a ginormous mess out of it."

The Georgian cited inflation, illegal immigration and Biden's recently delaying sending arms to Israel as reasons for her dissatisfaction.

Virginia Faris of Wisconsin told the outlet she believes "Biden's policies of overspending and printing money" are attributable for her children's financial struggles. The 54-year-old plans to vote for Trump.