Biden loses to Trump in poll; President’s approval drops to 37%

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, is four percentage points below former President Donald trump in a survey conducted by the newspaper The Wall Street Journall in which the Democrat continues to decline in popularity.

Biden, who will seek re-election, obtained 43 percent compared to 47 percent for Republican Trump – who faces four criminal cases – in a hypothetical confrontation between the two in the 2024 presidential elections.

When a third-party candidate is included in the poll, Trump’s lead over Biden increases to 37 percent and 31 percent, respectively.

Meanwhile, Biden’s approval fell to 37 percentwhile 61 percent of respondents consider their performance unfavorable, according to the survey.

The survey was released this Saturday by The Wall Street Journalwhich interviewed 1,500 registered voters between Nov. 29 and Dec. 4, with a margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points.

Trump, who leads massively in the Republican primary polls, caused controversy this week by pointing out that he will not be a dictator if he is re-elected in 2024 “except for the first day.”

The former president (2017-2021) faces four criminal chargestwo of them related to the “big lie” that he promoted of alleged electoral fraud in the 2020 elections in which he lost to Biden.

The Republican is accused of attempting to manipulate election results in Georgiain addition to intervening to reverse the electoral results in a case related to the assault on the Capitol.

He is also accused in Florida of mishandling classified documents after his departure from the White House, and in New York of illegal payments to former porn actress Stormy Daniels during her presidential campaign.