As his agenda creeps up on Capitol Hill, President Joe Biden’s daily American popularity is losing.
Biden’s approval rating fell to 38%, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday. This is down from 42% three weeks ago and 50% in mid-February.
“As the approval ratings continue its downward slide to an unseen number after the rigorous exploration of the Trump administration, the trust has been battered, doubts over leadership and challenged on overall strength,” Tim Malloy said in a prepared statement.
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Although Quinnipiac survey Biden has an all-time low approval rating, analysis by FiveThirtyEight’s various surveys shows it remains at 44%. That’s 6 points higher than the Quinnipiac survey.
According to Quinnipiac, Biden has maintained a wild popularity among Democrats – approving nearly 80% of the work he’s doing – and his approval rating has fallen among Republicans and independents, who make up the largest portion of the sample.
About 32% of independents endorse Biden’s job as president. Among Republicans, his approval rating is just 4%.
Respondents dealt with the withdrawal of Afghanistan, with only 28% saying withdrawal was the right course of action. According to the survey, he had a negative approval of the military, taxes, foreign policy, immigration and managing the Mexican border.
Biden scored low in a recent poll for two key questions: he Kovid-19 epidemic and the management of the economy. Half of those polled said they disagree with the way they handled the coronavirus and 55% disagreed with the management of their economy.
The White House has increased pressure on Americans to vaccinate, but about 20% of respondents said they have not yet planned to get the vaccine.
The survey surveyed 1,326 adults between October 1-4. Its error margin is 2.7 percentage points.