President Biden is spending Labor Day at his home in Wilmington, Delaware, as his approval ratings tank due to rising COVID-19 cases, record-smashing illegal immigration, economic concerns and the chaotic US pullout from Afghanistan.
It’s Biden’s 19th trip to his private residences in Delaware since taking office. He is scheduled to return to the White House around 6 p.m. Monday. On Tuesday, he will visit Queens to tour flooding damage from Tropical Storm Ida.
Biden’s domestic political agenda, including plans to pass a pair of bills putting $4.7 trillion toward infrastructure and social spending, is complicated by his plummeting popularity.
A poll released last week by Marist, NPR and PBS found a 10 point drop since May in Biden’s public approval — falling to 43%. Disapproval increased to 51%.
An ABC News/Washington poll released last week found Biden had 44% public approval — down from 50% in June — and 51% disapproval.
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