New poll shows that Biden has a 49% approval rating among U.S. adults

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U.S. President Joe Biden gestures as delivers remarks on the U.S. military’s ongoing evacuation efforts in Afghanistan from the East Room of the White House on August 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. The White House announced earlier that the U.S. has evacuated almost 14,000 people from Afghanistan since the end of July. Photo credit Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

A new poll has found that 49% of U.S. adults approve of President Joe Biden’s overall job performance, NBC reported.

As for the other 51% of Americans, only 48% say they disapprove of the president.

Since April, Biden’s approval number has dipped by 4% when the poll found that 53% of adults approved of his job performance. The most prominent groups seeing a decline for Biden are independents, residents living in rural areas, and white Americans.

When it comes to the coronavirus, 53% say they approve of how Biden has handled the coronavirus in the U.S., while 44% say they disapprove.

As for how Biden has handled Afghanistan, 60% say they disapprove. But, at the same time, only 29% of Americans think the country is headed in the right direction, while 54% are worried about the country’s future.

A Politico poll taken between Aug. 13 and 16 also found that 51% of U.S. adults disapprove of Biden’s handling of Afghanistan.

The poll was conducted between Aug. 14 and 17 and asked 1,000 U.S. adults their opinions on the president.

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