President Joe Biden received his lwoest approval rating in Quinnipiac’s latest national poll. Biden receives a 38-53 (approve, disapprove) job rating from Americans.
Ninety-four percent of Republicans disapprove, as do 60 percent of independents. Eighty percent of Democrats approved of Biden’s job thus far.
It isn’t even close, either.
When it comes to the economy, 55 percent disapprove and 33 percent approve. His work as Commander in Chief — 58 percent disapprove and 37 percent approve. His work on taxes — 54 percent disapprove and 37 percent approve. His work on foreign policy — 58 percent disapprove and 34 percent approve. On immigration — 67 percent disapprove and 25 percent approve. The Mexican border — 67 percent disapprove and 23 percent approve.
The only area where he is close to being above water is his response to COVID. Forty-eight percent approve while 50 percent disapprove.
Perhaps the key finding in the poll is 55 percent of Americans said the Biden administration is not competent.
“Battered on trust, doubted on leadership, and challenged on overall competency, President Biden is being hammered on all sides as his approval rating continues its downward slide to a number not seen since the tough scrutiny of the Trump administration,” said Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy.
Just 28 percent of Americans said the U.S. was right to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan. Only 28 percent are either very satisfied or somewhat satisfied with the way things are going in America today.
While 74 percent of Americans polled said they’ve either been vaccinated or plan to be, 52 percent said once students of all ages are eligible for the vaccine, K-12 students should NOT be required to receive the shot.
That number is higher (68 percent) when asking just Americans with kids under 18.