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President Joe Biden’s polling numbers have continued to take a hit throughout the year as more Americans struggle economically and as he presides over crises along the U.S.-Mexico border and around the world.
But another factor has emerged that is likely to drag down Biden’s approval rating: his vice president.
According to the latest NBC News survey, Biden is losing to former President Donald Trump for the first time in his presidency, while Harris’s approval rating sank below 30 percent.
Just 40 percent of respondents approve of the job Biden is doing, while just 29 percent approve of Harris, making her the least-popular vice president in the modern era.
“Additionally, when asked whether they would vote for a Republican candidate or Biden in the 2024 election, the current president lags at 37% to 48%,” Just the News reported, citing the survey. “When specifically asked about whether they would vote for Trump or Biden, 46% of voters said Trump while 44% said Biden, per the poll.”
NBC political correspondent Steve Kornacki cited the shocking survey during a…
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