Biden will get a lot better marks from Individuals on his dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic than on his dealing with of immigration, a new NPR-Marist poll finds.
On the coronavirus, 65 p.c of Individuals say they approve of the job Biden is doing, in comparison with 28 p.c who disapprove. Those that approve embrace virtually one-third of Republicans.
On immigration, against this, 34 p.c of Individuals approve of the job Biden is doing, in comparison with 53 p.c who disapprove. Those that disapprove embrace a majority of independents and almost 1 / 4 of Democrats.
The newest marks come as a rising variety of Individuals are getting vaccinated and 1000’s of migrants, together with unaccompanied youngsters, are arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border.
An analogous divergence in public opinion surfaced in an ABC Information-Ipsos ballot launched over the weekend.
In that ballot, 75 p.c of Individuals mentioned they approve of how Biden is dealing with coronavirus vaccines whereas 41 p.c mentioned they approve of how he’s dealing with the scenario on the border.
Within the NPR-Marist ballot, 52 p.c of Individuals approve of the general job Biden is doing, in comparison with 40 p.c who disapprove.
The distinction between Democrats and Republicans is stark: 91 p.c of Democrats approve of the job Biden is doing, whereas 84 p.c of Republicans disapprove.