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Nearly two-thirds of Democratic voters would prefer another candidate besides Biden by 2024
- Only 26 percent of Democratic voters believe the party should nominate President Biden by 2024
- His Approval Score Is Just 33 Percent In The New New York Times/Sienna College Poll
A new poll brought more troubling news for President Biden as he prepares for a summer legislative push — with nearly two-thirds of his own party members saying they prefer someone else at the top of the ticket in 2024.
The New York Times/Siena College poll comes during yet another challenging period for Biden, with lingering concerns about inflation and the economy, and following a Supreme Court ruling quashing Roe v. Wade and his protections for abortion rights.
Overall, 64 percent of voters said they want someone besides Biden as a candidate for their party. Only 26 percent think the party should nominate Biden, even though incumbent presidents traditionally have large electoral advantages.
His overall approval of his job ranks at just 33 percent in the survey.
A staggering 64 percent of Democratic voters would prefer someone besides President Joe Biden on top of the 2024 ticket, according to a new poll
It comes a day after a lengthy Times investigation into Biden’s age. The piece said Biden, 79, was “testing the limits” of his age. He would be 86 at the end of a second term.
Biden, who spent the weekend in Rehoboth Beach, showed his physical condition and went for a bike ride after falling short of his bike during his last trip and saying his foot got caught in a toe strap pedal.
Biden continues to face pressure from within his own party to take action on inflation and economic concerns. He got a jobs report Friday that was stronger than analysts had expected, although it could spur the Fed on another sharp rate hike.
New York Times/Sienna poll has Biden’s approval at just 33 percent
Biden faces economic and inflation pressures, as well as new Supreme Court ruling on abortion
Biden has also been criticized within his winning party for not responding quickly to the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling in the dobbs case. There was more unrest over the weekend following a comment by outgoing communications director Kate Bedingfield, who told the Washington Post in response to the backlash: “Joe Biden’s goal in responding to Dobbs is not to please some activists who are consistently out of step.” walked with the mainstream of the Democratic Section.’
“It is to provide aid to women who are at risk and form a broad coalition to defend a woman’s right to choose now, just as he gathered such a coalition to win in the 2020 campaign,” he said. they.
Biden will try to highlight a feat that came with bipartisan support in the Senate when he holds an event for new gun safety legislation — though it came before the Highland Park shooting massacre.
Biden is flying to the Middle East this week, but the trip will feature politically challenging footage when he meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, according to the US intelligence commission.
Only 13 percent of those polled said the country was on the right track, a low figure for Times polls. That follows a poll by Monmouth University, where 88 percent said the country was heading in the wrong direction.