Biden Broke Promise to ‘Shut Down’ COVID-19, Voters Say
Most voters now disapprove of President Joe Biden’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying he broke the promise he made during the campaign last year to “shut down the virus.”
A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports finds that 43% of Likely U.S. voters approve of how Biden is handling the COVID-19 pandemic, including 27% who Strongly Approve. Fifty-five percent (55%) disapprove of Biden’s handling of the pandemic, including 44% who Strongly Disapprove. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on December 5-6, 2021 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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