President Biden’s approval ratings are still underwater, and a large majority of Americans do not like the direction the country is headed, according to a new poll that shows his party has exceeded expectations in the 2022 midterm elections.
An AP-NORC poll released Thursday found that 71 percent of Americans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, while only 28 percent say the United States is headed in the right direction. . The numbers show a persistent, widespread dissatisfaction with the state of the county and the economy.
Biden’s approval rating remains negative, but unchanged from last month’s AP-NORC poll. Overall, 43 percent of the public approve of the job Biden is doing, while 55 percent disapprove.
Inflation is expected to continue in the coming year and fear of a deepening recession On Wall Street, nearly three out of four Americans describe the economy as poor. However, the majority, 57%, say that their personal finances are good.
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“Partisan differences remain in views on the national economy” – said the pollsters. “Republicans have a very negative view of the state of the nation’s economy, while Democrats are more closely divided. However, most people, regardless of party affiliation, have a positive view of their finances.”
The AP-NORC survey was a national survey of 1,124 adults conducted online and via telephone interviews between December 1-5, 2022. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.8 percentage points.
The poll comes after Democrats bucked historic trends in the 2022 midterm elections. With all incumbent Democratic senators up for re-election and Democrat John Fetterman’s victory over Republican Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania, the party gained one seat in the Senate and will now hold a 51-49 majority in the House. Democrats lost the House of Representatives, but managed to keep Republicans with a 222-seat majority, a remarkable achievement given an unpopular Democratic president in the White House and a deteriorating economy.
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Advisers to Biden, who is riding one of the best midterm results for a first-term president in US history, say the president intends to seek re-election in 2024 and has the full support of his family.
A day after the midterm elections, the 80-year-old president said it was his “intention” to run, saying he was “respectful of destiny” and stressed the importance of supporting his family, particularly first lady Jill Biden. in his decision making.
White House chief of staff Ron Klein predicted this week that the president would decide whether to run again during the holidays, but said he was waiting to announce a 2024 campaign.
“I expect that after the holidays,” Klein said at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO summit. “But I’m waiting for the decision to do it.”
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Former President Trump has already announced that he will run for the presidency of the Republican Party in 2024 to fight against Biden. Trump will be 78 years old on Election Day 2024.
A number of Republicans, including former Vice President Mike Pence, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and others, have expressed interest in challenging Trump to nominate Biden.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman, Peter Ducey and Patrick Ward contributed to this report.