President Joe Biden faces a challenging road ahead as his job approval ratings take a hit. According to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, his approval rating is 19 points underwater, with significant concerns about his handling of critical issues.
A significant 44% of Americans report feeling worse off financially under President Biden’s leadership, marking a concerning trend.
Biden’s Job Approval Rating at 37%
President Biden’s overall job approval stands at just 37%, with 56% of respondents disapproving of his performance. These ratings are among the lowest of his career.
Biden’s approval rating for handling immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border is even lower, at just 23%. A significant 74% of respondents believe that Biden is too old for a second term, a sentiment that has increased by six percentage points since May.
48% Now Approving Donald Trump’s Presidential Performance
Interestingly, Donald Trump’s retrospective approval rating has improved, with 48% now approving of his performance during his presidency.
Concerns about Biden’s candidacy are evident, with 62% of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents preferring a different candidate for the 2024 nomination.
In contrast, Trump enjoys strong support within the Republican Party, with 54% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents favoring him for the GOP nomination.
Trump Leading Biden in Polls
In a hypothetical November 2024 matchup, Trump leads Biden with 51% support to Biden’s 42%.
Several factors contribute to these findings, including Biden’s poor performance ratings, economic discontent, the immigration crisis, and doubts about his age.
Early polls allow the public to express their views, and many Americans are taking this opportunity to express their dissatisfaction with President Biden. Multiple factors, including negative media coverage, economic concerns, and the immigration issue, are shaping public sentiment.
Big Challenges Ahead for Biden
Ratings of the national economy are primarily negative, with food and gas prices being significant sources of concern.
President Biden’s challenges are substantial, and his approval ratings reflect a challenging political landscape as the 2024 election approaches.
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