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Biden’s Approval Rating Lower Than Obama at the Same Point of Presidency

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President Joe Biden discussing with his Cabinet members and corporate executives the federal debt thrreshold on October 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Getty Images)

United States President Joe Biden has not yet overturned his low approval rating. The problems presented in his administration were the likelihood of the US defaulting on its payments on debts, the Aghanistan military withdrawal, inflation, and the infrastructure bill hampered in Congress among other guidelines issues including immigration.

End of First Term Honeymoon Phase

His first term honeymoon phase has come to an end and his political brand is appearing to be more at the mercy of outside events than former President Donald Trump’s administration was. The president is currently in a plight similar to what former President Barack Obama tackled during his first term. However, the reduced favor among voters unaffiliated with a party and the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic are distinctive to Biden.

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President Joe Biden declared that he would restore protections for the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts and the Bears Ears National Monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante. (Photo: Getty Images)

10 Points Behind Obama

The approval rating of Biden battered by dilemmas is 10 points lagging from Obama’s at this time in the former president’s tenure. The Real Clear Politics polling average for Obama on Oct. 11, 2009, was at 53 percent approval and 40 percent disapproval. The current president’s rating stands at 43 percent approval and 52.3 percent disapproval.

According to a new Axios/Ipsos poll issued on Tuesday, US citizens are growing to be more negative regarding the novel coronavirus pandemic. They are also reportedly losing firm belief in Biden simultaneously.

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Approval Rating Alarming for Democrats

Biden‘s dwindling approval rating are instigating concern for Democrats. However, this leaves GOP members being assertive as they prepare for the midterm elections in 2022. The standing in the polls went underwater initially following the complicated American exit from Afghanistan.

He is making efforts to tackle tenacious pandemic problems, another unfavorable report on jobs, a surge in urban crime, and Democratic inside conflict on Capitol Hill that has posed harm to key pillars of his objectives. According to Nathan Gonzalez, editor and publisher of Inside Elections, a nonpartisan election tracker, “If voters don’t like the job the president is doing, they can’t vote against him in a midterm because he‘s not on the ballot. So they take out their frustration on candidates from his party,” reported The Washington Times.

10 Points Behind Obama

The approval rating of Biden tainted by dilemmas is 10 points lagging from Obama’s at this time in the former president’s tenure. The Real Clear Politics polling average for Obama on Oct. 11, 2009, was at 53 percent approval and 40 percent disapproval. The current president’s rating stands at 43 percent approval and 52.3 percent disapproval.

According to a new Axios/Ipsos poll issued on Tuesday, US citizens are growing to be more negative regarding the novel coronavirus pandemic. They are also reportedly losing firm belief in Biden simultaneously.

Former Vice President for Obama

Throughout the eight years of Obama’s tenure as president, Biden sat as the vice presidency, It has been more than 12 years since the pair began their partnership in the White House. The averages were computed by RCP and are pulled from varying surveys including polls conducted by Gallup, Fox News, Rasmussen, Reuters/Ipsos, and Monmouth, reported New York Post.

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