Joe Biden LIVE: President’s approval rating plummets to record low

>Boris Johnson discusses US relationship whilst sat with Joe Biden Sign up to receive our rundown of the day’s top stories direct to your inbox SUBSCRIBE Invalid emailWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More infoFor the first time in President Biden’s eight months in office a majority of Americans disapprove of his job performance. According to the latest Gallup statistics, the US President’s approval rating has dipped to a dismal 43 percent – its lowest level to date. Only six percent of Republicans rated Biden favourably between September 1 and September 17. Related articles Joe Biden is the PUPPET, Nancy Pelosi pulls the strings COMMENT Biden braces for Macron showdown over Aukus row His approval amongst Democrats was predictably much stronger standing at 90 percent, however, it is the lowest he has scored within his key demographic.Mr Biden received harsh criticism from across the political spectrum over his chaotic efforts to evacuate Americans and vulnerable people from Afghanistan.This criticism reached a fever pitch after terrorism organisation ISIS-K carried out an attack outside Kabul’s airport, killing 13 US service members and more than 170 Afghan civilians.The President has also received significant backlash from a litany of Covid mandates including his announcement that all US employers with 100 or more workers must require their workers to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or conduct to weekly testing.FOLLOW BELOW FOR LIVE UPDATES…ADDITIONAL REPORTING BY TARA FAIR.  Yesterday, Boris Johnson met with president Joe Biden for the first time as world leaders (Image: GETTY) Joe Biden LIVE: President’s approval rating plummets to record low (Image: GETTY) Trending KEY EVENTSWhite House press secretary dismisses low poll ratings 22:29Kamala Harris’ approval rating higher than that of Joe Biden20:40 3 hours ago22:57Tara FairUK, US, Australian pact could go beyond submarinesPrime minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden risk further enraging French president Emmanuel Macron by discussing deepening their new military pact with Australia.A furious Macron withdrew his ambassadors from the US and Australia in the wake of the fall-out which led the Prime Minister to say the French president should “prenez un grip” and give him a “break”. Mr Johnson said both he and the US president were “taken aback” by the reaction from Paris.The day after his meeting with Mr Biden in the White House, Mr Johnson told reporters there was scope for the agreement to extend beyond submarines, particularly on technology.He said: “What we need is a Western technology on which we can rely, and the fact is the Chinese are ahead on some of these technologies.”What the Americans and Australians want to do with us is to try and recapture the Western lead in some of these areas, and work together on that.”So on cyber, on AI, there are plenty of ways in which we want to co-operate.” 3 hours ago22:40Tara FairBiden lashes out at the ‘super-wealthy’ in scathing TweetPresident Joe Biden has taken to Twitter to lash out at the “super-wealthy and giant corporations” who he says do not pay their fair share of tax. “It’s time for change,” he added. I\u2019m sick and tired of the super-wealthy and giant corporations not paying their fair share in taxes.It\u2019s time for it to change.\u2014 President Biden (@POTUS) September 22, 2021 4 hours ago22:29Tara FairWhite House press secretary dismisses low poll ratingsJen Psaki, the White House press secretary, has dismissed Gallup’s latest poll which suggests the president’s approval rating is at an all time low. She said:  “I think the country is going through a lot right now, and people are still under the threat of Covid.”That is concerning to a lot of people, we see that in polls, as well.“Even as they approve of the president’s handling of Covid, that’s still something impacting people’s lives. “There’s a great deal of anxiety about that.”We understand that. But our objective is to keep pushing his agenda forward and keep making their lives better, and look at that over the long term.” White House press secretary dismisses low poll ratings (Image: GETTY) 4 hours ago22:11Tara FairBiden pledges 1.1 billion vaccines to less wealthy countriesPresident Joe Biden has announced the US will double its initial pledge of half a billion of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines to countries in need. The US will now be donating more than 1.1 billion vaccines, more than every other country’s donations combined.  The donation is part of the effort to gain control of the pandemic by 2022.As we fight COVID-19 here at home, we need to continue our efforts overseas. That\u2019s why today, I announced we\u2019re increasing our total vaccine donation to over 1.1 billion doses \u2014 more than every other country combined.That\u2019s American leadership on the global stage.\u2014 President Biden (@POTUS) September 22, 2021 4 hours ago22:00Tara FairWhite House chaos blamed on Boris JohnsonWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki has blamed Boris Johnson for the chaos in the Oval Office yesterday, accusing the prime minister of not giving them advanced notice he would call on journalists. The press secretary was grilled on why British reporters were allowed to ask questions during the Oval Office meeting with President Joe Biden but American reporters were not.White House aides ushered reporters out of the room, shouting over the journalists, as they tried to ask the president questions.”He called on individuals within his press corps without alerting us to that intention in advance,” Ms Psaki said today. White House chaos blamed on Boris Johnson (Image: GETTY) 4 hours ago21:50Tara FairFrench ambassador to return to US after submarine spatThe French ambassador to the United States will return to Washington DC next week after Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron spoke today. France removed their ambassador from Washington as a retaliation to the US submarine deal with Australia and the UK.  4 hours ago21:35Tara FairDemocrats face shrinking advantage in Florida ahead of midtermsThe latest voter registration data in Florida shows the Democrats’ long-held voter registration advantage over Republicans has plunged from 100,000 at the start of the year to less than 24,000.This could spell disaster for the Democrats in Florida in the 2022 midterm elections. Under Obama, there were 700,000 more registered Democrats in the state than Republicans.Today, the tally of registered Democrat voters has fallen to only 23,551.Steve Schale, a Florida Democratic strategist, said: “Without a full-frontal, professional and accountable partisan effort to turn it around, sometime before the end of this year, there will be more Republicans registered in Florida than Democrats — that has NEVER happened before.”“And, given their voters have higher turnout scores — this isn’t a great place to start.” Democrats face shrinking advantage in Florida ahead of midterms (Image: GETTY) 5 hours ago21:21Tara FairTrump’s top team outperforms Biden’s in the pollsAccording to the latest Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll survey, Donald Trump’s top team has a higher favourability rating than Joe Biden’s current administration. 55 percent of those surveyed say that Mike Pence was a better vice president than current Vice President Harris.Secretary of State Antony Blinken performs even worse, with 63 percent of respondents saying that his predecessor, Mike Pompeo, was the better in the role.The Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll surveyed 1,578 registered voters and was conducted between September 15 and September 16. The team of pollsters is made up from people at the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University and The Harris Poll. Trump’s top team outperforms Biden’s in the polls (Image: GETTY) 5 hours ago21:06Tara FairBiden and Trump statistically tied in favourabilityPresident Joe Biden and former-president Donald Trump are favoured evenly amongst the American electorate, according to a poll by Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll. 48 percent of respondents reported having a positive view of Trump compared to 46 percent who say they have a favorable opinion of his Biden.51 percent of respondents now say Trump was a better president than Biden, while 49 percent prefer the White House’s current occupant, according to the findings.The results are a remarkable shift for Biden, who continuously outperformed Trump’s approval ratings throughout the early months of his presidency.  Biden and Trump statistically tied in favourability (Image: GETTY) 5 hours ago20:53Tara FairBiden braces for showdown with Macron after massive submarine falloutUS president Joe Biden is set to meet with French president Emmanuel Macron to address France’s anger over the US’ nuclear deal with Australia and the UK.The explosive Aukus deal will see the US and UK help Australia develop nuclear-powered submarines. However, the new deal has resulted in Australia scrapping their $90billion (£48billion) contract with France. Upon hearing the news, furious Macron withdrew France’s ambassadors from the US and Australia. In a joint statement following a phone call today, Biden and Macron said they would meet in October to hash out their differences.  Biden braces for showdown with Macron after massive submarine fallout (Image: GETTY) 5 hours ago20:40Tara FairKamala Harris’ approval rating higher than that of Joe BidenVice President Kamala Harris’s approval ratings are currently better than Joe Biden’s ratings, according to the latest statistics. Harris is ahead by six points, with 49 percent of people asked approving and 49 percent disapproving.Her rating is identical to Biden’s job approval rating as vice president in July 2009, six months into his term in the Obama administration.At that time, Biden had a 49 percent approval rating, but had a lower disapproval rating (39 percent) than Harris currently has.  Kamala Harris’ approval rating higher than that of Joe Biden (Image: GETTY)

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