President Biden’s approval rating stands well below his predecessors at 48 percent. In contrast, Rasmussen Reports’ first Presidential Daily Tracking Poll of likely voters for President Trump showed 56 percent approving of him and 44 percent disapproving. The same data set for President Biden reveals that 48 percent approve and 45 percent disapprove. Crosstabs show he is underwater with women, who are split at 46 percent approve and 48 percent disapprove, and whites, who are split at 48 percent approve and 45 percent disapprove. President Obama also trumped President Biden’s approval rating, starting his term with 67 percent approval.
Despite Twitter’s permanent suspension of President Trump and the mainstream media’s efforts to smear him as responsible for Capitol violence, his approval ratings have remained unchanged. Numbers from Rasmussen Reports show that following both of these events, his approval rating has shifted either one or two percentage points – exclusively trending upwards. This includes an increase of two percent – from 47 percent to 49 percent – on January 7th, the day immediately after the pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C. and certification of electoral college results. On January 8th and 11th, President Trump’s approval rating dipped by just one percentage