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A former leader of the California Democratic Party explained why Joe Biden is losing support from his own party and from Hispanic voters, as his approval ratings among both groups plummet.

Former state Senate leader Gloria Romero joined “Fox & Friends First” on Friday to discuss why the Democratic Party needs new leadership to gain more support. Many Democrats have brushed aside in recent weeks when asked whether Biden wants to run in 2024.

“These are essentially rats running away from a sinking ship,” she said.

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Romero said the reason Biden has failed to retain support is because the Democratic Party has failed to accurately communicate the truth of what the country is facing.

“We’re finding that we don’t believe the message coming from the DNC and basically it’s not about a new generation of leadership, it’s about the economy, it’s about the recession, it’s about inflation, it’s about jobs. It’s basically. The kitchen table issue that this Democratic Party, led by Joe Biden, have solved, are failing to solve the same problems.

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 08: President Joe Biden (LR) speaks with Vice President Kamala Harris and Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on reproductive rights during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on July 8, 2022.  in Washington, DC.  President Biden signs executive order on access to reproductive health services.

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 08: President Joe Biden (LR) speaks with Vice President Kamala Harris and Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on reproductive rights during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on July 8, 2022. in Washington, DC. President Biden signs executive order on access to reproductive health services.
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Romero explained how these Latino voters have begun to drift away from Democrats because the left has pushed “globalism” and not addressed critical issues like border security and inflation.

“We’re tired of Joe Biden, whether it’s dealing with border insecurity, dealing with inflation or the recession, too much vigilance, lack of parental rights in education. So Latinos are a major group and the Democratic Party is waking up with a very brutal slap in the face to Latinos,” he said. , we’re just tired of being assumed,” she told Todd Pirro.

Fox News’ Brandon Gillespie contributed to this report