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Debate Prep: Life Under the Biden Administration

June 21, 2024

According to the RealClearPolitics (RCP) Average (6/12/24), the American people overwhelmingly disapprove of President Biden’s performance in office.

  • 56% disapprove of Biden’s job performance.
  • Disapproval of Biden’s handling of his presidency has remained basically unchanged since October last year.
  • Nearly two-thirds (65%) of the American people think our country is on the wrong track, which has largely held steady for the past year and a half.

Americans disapprove of Biden’s handling of just about every major issue, according to RCP Average (6/12/24).

  • 58% of Americans disapprove of Biden’s handling of the economy (net approve/disapprove -18%).
  • 62% disapprove of his handling of inflation (-26%).
  • 60% disapprove of his handling of immigration (-28%).
  • 55% disapprove of his handling of crime (-16%).
  • 60% disapprove of his handling of foreign policy (-25%).
  • 63% disapprove of his handling of the Israel-Hamas conflict (-30%).
  • 54% disapprove of his handling of the Russia-Ukraine conflict (-13%).

Americans AGREE they are worse off than they were under America First leadership (KAConsulting, 1,000 LV, January 28-30, 2024, MoE +/-3%).

  • Nearly two-thirds (63%) think the economy is worse.
  • Two-thirds (66%) think the situation at the southern border is worse.
  • 3 out of 4 think the risk of war is worse.
  • 6 in 10 think the threat of terror is worse.
  • Two-thirds (66%) think crime and their safety is worse.

Americans CANNOT AFFORD Bidenonmics. Everyday goods were more affordable, and paychecks went further under America First!

  • Overall prices are up 20.1% since Biden took office
  • Gas prices up 55.3%
  • Electricity up 29%
  • Rent up 21.2%
  • Grocery prices up 21.2%.
  • Real Average Weekly Earnings:
  • DECLINED by 3.9% under Biden
  • INCREASED by 8.2% under President Trump.

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