- 70% of Americans feel the economy is deteriorating.
- Democrats in distress: 34% of them think the economy is worsening.
- Independents’ view: A massive 76% perceive economic decline.
Trump vs. Biden on Economy
- 47% of the public trust former President Donald Trump to mend the economy, surpassing President Joe Biden by 11 percentage points.
- Independents’ faith: 46% back Trump to improve economic conditions, compared to 26% for Biden.
- A mere 34% approve of Biden’s economic management, while a significant 59% don’t.
Biden’s “Bidenomics” Campaign
- Biden’s new economic approach: “Bidenomics”, contrasting it with traditional trickle-down strategies.
- Biden claims Wall Street acknowledges the effectiveness of his approach.
- Despite Biden embracing the term only recently and disavowing any attempt to brand it himself, he continues to use it to counter negative public perception.
- Before a campaign event in Maryland, the White House issued a statement possibly as a retort to the poll, warning about the drawbacks of “MAGAnomics.”
The USA Today/Suffolk survey, undertaken between Sept. 6-11, involved 1,000 U.S. adults and has a 3.1% margin of error.