President Biden’s approval rating has dipped to a new low in a poll taken in the wake of his 2024 reelection bid announcement.
The Washington Post-ABC News survey found the president’s approval rating fell 6 percentage points between February and May, with the share of those who say they approve of the way Biden’s handling his job dropping from 42 to 36 percent. Fifty-six percent of respondents in the new poll disapprove.
The same share of Americans – 18 percent – still “strongly approve” of the president’s work compared to February, but the share of those who “strongly disapprove” went up to 47 percent.
Asked to choose between Biden and former President Trump on who they think did a better job of handling the economy, 54 percent of respondents said Trump and 36 percent said Biden “so far.” Another 7 percent said neither. Read more…