a new poll In a fictional rematch that features President Joe Biden in a virtual tie with former President Donald Trump, the current president’s approval rating is stuck at a stubbornly low level.
a survey by wall street journal found that 41 percent of voters approve of the work Mr. Biden is doing, with 19 percent strongly approve. Another 22 percent approved of their work performance to some degree. In contrast, 57 percent disapprove of their performance, while 10 percent disapprove somewhat and 47 percent strongly disapprove.
More worryingly for Mr Biden, he has virtually tied up with the man he defeated last year. While 46 percent of voters would vote for Mr. Biden if the election went hypothetically today, 45 percent would vote for Mr. Trump, according to the poll.
The poll is also bad news for Democrats, who have less than a year until the 2022 midterm election. Only 35 percent of those polled think that Democrats in Congress are better suited to rebuild the economy, while 46 percent think Republicans are. Similarly, 44 percent think Republicans are better suited to keep inflation under control, while 26 percent think Democrats are.
There is a bright spot for Democrats. 39 percent of voters think congressional Democrats are better suited to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure, compared to 32 percent who think congressional Republicans. The poll found that 41 percent of voters think Republicans in Congress are better equipped to fix the immigration system and 52 percent think they’re better off guarding the US-Mexico border.
This benefits Republicans because 13 percent of those polled want Washington to make immigration a top priority, while 11 percent want the economy to be a top issue and 10 percent want inflation to be the top priority.
Similarly, when asked what caused inflation, 39 per cent said the policies of the Biden administration were to blame, while 24 per cent said supply chain problems, 17 per cent said that the pandemic has slowed demand. decreased and another 17 percent said. Percentage who said it was due to unnecessarily raising prices by corporations.
Americans are also divided over the White House mandate, which requires companies that employ 100 or more people to be vaccinated or routinely tested for COVID-19, 50 percent said. that they are in favor of it and 47 percent said they oppose it.
Credit: www.independent.co.uk /