Less than half of Americans approve of President Joe Biden, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll.
The national poll, conducted Nov. 17-18, found that 44% of U.S. adults approved of Biden’s performance in office, while 49% disapproved and the rest were not sure. Biden’s approval numbers dropped below 50% in August and they have been recently hovering at the lowest levels of his presidency. At the same point in Donald Trump’s presidency, about 36% of Americans approved of his performance in office, while 59% disapproved. The Reuters/Ipsos poll is conducted online in English throughout the United States. The latest poll gathered responses from 1,003 adults in total including 437 Democrats and 365 Republicans. It has a credibility interval, a measure of precision, of 4 percentage points.