Although Biden’s approval ratings for his dealings with the economy are falling slightly, the majority of supporters still support him on this issue, with 55 percent of adult respondents – including 88 percent of Democrats and 17 percent of Republicans – in favor of his fiscal policy.
Other public polls released this week have shown that Biden has similar scope of support. In a poll by POLITICO-Morning Consult, the approval rating of the president among registered voters was set at 57 percent, and a Reuters Ipsos poll put the number at 58 percent of Americans.
The results of the AP-NORC poll come as Biden completes his sixth full week of office since taking office in January. During that time, he has reiterated that the pandemic and its economic consequences are his top priorities, along with efforts to combat climate change and the drive for racial justice.
The president’s main focus on work so far has been to promote legislative progress on his $ 1.9 trillion stimulus “American Rescue Plan,” which Parliament approved last weekend. The government is now aiming for the Senate to pass the expansive aid law before March 14, when the most important federal unemployment benefits expire.
The AP-NORC survey was conducted from February 25 to March 1, interviewing 1,434 adults. The margin of error in the sample is plus or minus 3.4 percentage points.