Chinanews.com, August 3, according to the American Chinese website, the Harvard University CAPS-Harris poll released on August 2 found that the approval rate of US President Biden dropped to 52%, which was a drop of 10 percentage points from June. At that time, his approval rate was 62%.

Data map: US President Biden.

  The survey also revealed that voters’ evaluation of the U.S. Congress is not much better.

Only 45% of people said they recognized the work of members of Congress, a decrease of 9 percentage points from June.

At the same time, the rate of disapproval of congressional work rose from 46% in June to 55% in July.

Both Republicans and Democrats' approval ratings dropped to 48%.

  While the support rate has dropped across the board, Americans have more widespread concerns about the direction of the country's development.

Polls show that the new crown epidemic has once again become the top concern of voters.

36% of people said that the new crown epidemic is the most important issue facing the country, an increase of 6 percentage points from June, when employment and economic issues topped the list of concerns.

  Optimism about the U.S. economy has also fallen sharply. In June, 49% of respondents believed that the U.S. economy was on the right track. Now the ratio is only 43%.

49% said that the economy is on the wrong track, up from 42% in June.

  Although Biden's approval rate showed a downward trend in July, it was still higher than his predecessor Trump, who never exceeded the 50% approval rate in the Harvard University CAPS-Harris poll.

  Mark Penn, the co-leader of the Harvard University CAPS-Harris poll, said that Biden’s latest approval rating shows that his "honeymoon period" after taking office has officially ended.

  The Harvard CAPS-Harris poll was conducted on 1788 registered voters from July 28 to 29.

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