Public support for the White House tenant fell below 40%.
The popularity of the US president fell below 40% and stood at 38%, according to a survey published this Friday by Gallup, amid the Democratic leader’s plans to run for the Presidency in 2024.
In this way, Biden becomes the least popular president in the sixth semester of the mandate from Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961) to the present.
59% of the Americans surveyed disapprove of the management of the White House tenant, among whom 45% “strongly disapprove” of his performance, compared to 13% who “strongly approve” of it.
On the other hand, even though the While the president maintains a 78% approval rating among his Democratic Party peers, poll numbers have fallen among independent voters, reaching an all-time low of 31%. Meanwhile, approval ratings among members of the Republican Party remain low (5%).
Public support for Biden has been on the decline since June 2021, when it was at 56%. Since then its image has deteriorated due to the chaotic withdrawal of the US Army from Afghanistan, the increase in gasoline prices, record inflation, and the continuous problems in the country’s supply chain.
A new mandate?
The results of the poll were published on the same day that the tenant of the White House gave know your plans to perform for the Presidency in the 2024 elections. “The president intends to run in 2024. We are very far from this. I cannot go into details of any electoral poll,” White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said.
At the same time, a recent Decision Desk HQ poll revealed that more than 60% of US citizens surveyed do not want Biden to run again. Among the Democrats surveyed, 30% said that he should stay out of the next presidential elections.