(PresidentialHill.com)- A recent Washington Post/ABC News poll revealed some bad news for both President Joe Biden and former President Trump as most respondents don’t want to see either of them running again in 2024.
When asked if they wanted Biden to run for a second term, 58 percent of respondents said no while only 31 percent said Biden should run again. When the same question was posed about Donald Trump, 49 percent said they wanted someone else as the Republican nominee while 44 percent said Trump should run again.
The poll also asked respondents if they had to choose between Biden or Trump in 2024, whom would they support. Trump edged Biden by 4 points, 48 percent to 44 percent.
Respondents were also asked about their enthusiasm over each candidate’s reelection. The majority, 62 percent, aren’t looking forward to another Biden term, while just 36 percent favor it. Likewise, a majority, 56 percent, do not favor another four years of Trump while 42 percent do.
When asked whether they approve of President Biden’s job as president, a mere 18 percent of respondents said they “strongly” approve of Biden, while another 24 percent “somewhat” approve. Forty-two percent, however, “strongly” disapprove of Biden’s performance.
A majority of respondents (58 percent) disapprove of the president’s handling of the economy while 37 percent approve.
Likewise, a majority, 59 percent, disapprove of Biden’s handling of the flood of illegals at the southern border. Even Biden’s actions on handling the war in Ukraine received a majority disapproval of 59 percent.
When asked if their financial situation has improved under the Biden administration, 41 percent of respondents said their situation has gotten worse while 42 percent said their situation is unchanged.
Respondents were also asked about both Biden and Trump’s mishandling of classified documents.
A plurality, 48 percent, believe Biden was wrong, but not intentionally. Another 27 percent believe the president intentionally did something illegal.
For Donald Trump, 45 percent of respondents said he intentionally broke the law when he took classified documents while only 29 percent believe he was wrong, but not intentionally.