United States President Joe Biden speaks about his $ 2 trillion infrastructure plan during an event at Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 31, 2021.
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Poll results, released on Sunday, showed that 53% of respondents approve of Biden’s inauguration, including 90% Democrats, 61% of Independents and 9% of Republicans, while 39% of respondents disapprove of Biden’s accomplishment.
The president also received support for his Coronavirus The aid package passed in March and its $ 2 trillion infrastructure proposal were aimed at stimulating the post-pandemic economy.
The poll found that 46% of Americans believed the president $ 1.9 trillion Covid auxiliary bill – which sent direct payments to Americans and extended unemployment insurance, among other things – was a good idea, while 25% said it was a bad idea and 26% had no opinion.
Additionally, 61% of respondents said the worst of the U.S. pandemic is over, while only 19% think the worst is yet to come.
Biden’s infrastructure plan, aimed at revitalizing US transportation infrastructure, water systems, broadband, and manufacturing; as well as combating climate changewas also popular with respondents. 59% said the plan was a good idea, 21% disagreed, and 19% disagreed.
Reactions varied across party lines: 87% of Democrats, 68% of Independents and 21% of Republicans said they supported the infrastructure plan.
“What we don’t know is whether this is part of a 100-day honeymoon or something that is more permanent and permanent for the Biden-Harris administration,” said Democratic pollster Jeff Horwitt of Hart Research Associates, who conducted the poll with the Republican pollster Bill McInturff conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, NBC News told.
“What we do know is that Joe Biden’s presidency is timely,” said Horwitt.
The president also received high marks for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which received 69% approval, as well as his handling of the economy, which received 52% approval.
Regarding the unification of the country and dealing with racial relations, 52% and 49% of respondents agreed.
Participants were less satisfied with Biden’s handling of relations with China, arms issues, and border security and immigration. The poll also found that 80% of people still believe the US is largely divided, despite Biden’s promises to unite the country.
The survey polled 1,000 adults across the country from April 17th to 20th. The error rate is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.