President Joe Biden’s approval ratings on key issues remain underwater, a Yahoo!News/YouGov survey released ahead of the Christmas holiday revealed.
The survey found 59 percent asserting that the country as a whole is “off on the wrong track.” Meanwhile, half disapprove of Biden’s job performance, compared to 48 percent who approve.
While Biden, predictably, has a positive 82 percent approval among Democrats, just 36 percent of independents agree, while 58 percent disapprove. Further, 60 percent of independents have an unfavorable view of the president — a sentiment held by 50 percent of all those surveyed.
Biden’s approval ratings struggle on specific issues as well. For instance, 37 percent approve of his handling of the economy, compared to 54 percent who disapprove. One in five Democrats, 22 percent, also disapprove of Biden’s handling of the economy. Read more…