The number of Americans who approve of President Joe Biden’s performance in office has increased for the third week in a row.
According to the Reuters/Ipsos latest national opinion poll, conducted July 21-22, 54% of American adults approved of Biden, while 40% of adults disapproved of Biden and 6% were not sure.
The president’s approval number has risen by about 1 point in each of the last three weeks, thanks in part to a rise in Biden’s popularity among independents. About six in 10 independents said they approved of Biden in the latest poll, which is up from three in 10 who said the same in a poll that ran at the beginning of July.
At the same point in Donald Trump’s presidency, about 36% of Americans approved of his performance in office.
The Reuters/Ipsos poll is conducted online, in English, throughout the United States. The latest poll gathered responses from 1,005 adults in all, including 429 Democrats and 380 Republicans. It has a credibility interval, a measure of precision, of 4 percentage points.