A majority of U.S. voters say President Joe Biden is doing a “poor” job handling the crisis in Afghanistan, and they believe Americans will be left behind after the August 31 deadline, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Monday found.
The survey asked respondents, “How would you rate the Biden administration’s handling of the current situation in Afghanistan?”
A majority, 52 percent, rated Biden’s handling “poor,” followed by 21 percent who said “good,” 14 percent who said “fair,” 11 percent who said “excellent,” and 1 percent who remain unsure.
Politics strongly influences views of how Biden is handling Afghanistan. Fifty-three percent (53%) of Democratic voters rate the administration’s handling of the current situation in Afghanistan as good or excellent, but only 16% of Republicans and 24% of voters not affiliated with either major party share that view. Seventy-eight percent (78%) of GOP voters rate the