Biden’s approval rating on the economy stagnates despite slowing inflation, AP-NORC poll shows

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President Joe Biden gestures before boarding Air Force One at El Paso International Airport in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, to travel to Mexico City, Mexico. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has devoted the past several weeks to talking up the positive impacts of his policies – but his efforts have yet to meaningfully register with the public.

Only 36% of U.S. adults approve of Biden’s handling of the economy, slightly lower than the 42% who approve of his overall performance. That’s according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Both figures are close to where Biden’s approval numbers have stood for about the past year and a half.

Signs of an improving economic outlook have done little to sway how people feel about him as Biden could face his predecessor and 2020 opponent, Republican Donald Trump, in next year’s election.

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8/17/2023 10:08:08 AM (GMT -5:00)

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