According to the latest status In a poll by Press-NORC, President Joe Biden’s approval rating is higher than ever – up two points since March – as Americans remain optimistic about the future and general direction of the country.
The survey found that 63% of Americans approve of Biden’s job performance. Democrats overwhelmingly support the work the Biden administration has done in its first three months in office. The survey found that 96% were satisfied with Biden. 62% of Independents also agreed, while only 23% of Republicans said they agreed, another indication of deep party political divisions and attitudes towards the administration.
Americans are much more optimistic about the future. Over half (54%) say they approve of the country’s direction. 71% said they approved of the way Biden handled the Covid-19 pandemic (a number that includes 47% of Republicans). Biden also received high marks for his handling of the economy (57%) and work to date on health reforms (62%).
The two topics for which Biden does not have a high approval rating: arms policy (48% approval) and immigration (43% approval).
You can read the survey results HERE. It was carried out From April 29 to May 3, 1,842 people were interviewed and the margin of error is 3.2 percentage points.
Alan is a New York-based writer, editor, and news junkie.