(FiveNation.com)- Last Tuesday, Rasmussen Reports released its first presidential tracking poll of 2023 showing Joe Biden’s approval at 47 percent.
The president remained underwater in the January 3 daily tracking poll, with 52 percent of respondents still disapproving of Biden.
But Biden’s “strongly approve” numbers remained at a grim 27 percent while 42 percent “strongly disapprove.”
Rasmussen has had Biden tracking in the 40s since late July 2022. The president’s approval briefly hit 50 percent on December 9, making it the first time since July 23, 2021, that Rasmussen recorded the President at 50 percent approval.
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Despite polling consistently underwater since August 2021, the 80-year-old president is reportedly “all in” on running for reelection in 2024.
Last Saturday, a Biden ally told The Hill that it is no longer a question of “if” but when the president makes his announcement. “It seems like he’s all in,” the ally said.
Joe Biden is the already oldest president in the nation’s history. He would be 82 years old on Inauguration Day 2025, and, would be 86 at the end of his second term.
But multiple sources told The Hill that Biden and his senior aides are planning a 2024 announcement for February, around the time the president is set to deliver his State of the Union address to Congress.
It was reported that Biden and his family made their decision on his reelection bid while vacationing in St. Croix over Christmas at the home of wealthy Democrat donors Bill and Connie Neville.
Deputy White House press secretary Andrew Bates told the New York Post that Biden has already stated publicly that he plans to run for reelection. However, Bates dismissed The Hill’s sources, telling the Post that while there is “no deficit of people who speculate,” there are very few who “are actually knowledgeable about that subject.”