CNN sounded the alarm on President Joe Biden’s tanking poll numbers Friday, describing them as “not good” and a “very bad sign” as they proceed to development within the mistaken path. 

During a “New Day” phase centered on Biden’s polling troubles, CNN senior knowledge reporter Harry Enten detailed Biden’s hemorrhaging assist amongst all political affiliations, however particularly pointed to his large lack of independents as the principle purpose his numbers are underwater.

“President Biden’s poll numbers are, to use the technical term, not good. And for Democrats there are even more troubling numbers underneath the surface,” host John Berman stated to start the phase. “The numbers here, they tell a clear story.”

“They do tell a clear story. Again, to use the technical term, not good,” Enten stated earlier than laying out how Biden’s approval score had dropped from 8 factors optimistic in August to five factors damaging in October. “So essentially going in the wrong direction. Not good.”


Enten detailed how Biden had misplaced assist from Democrats, Republicans and independents since August, however that the 19-point loss from the latter was the most important drop amongst the three.

He added that impartial voters have been necessary for Biden as a result of they primarily have been the explanation he gained the 2020 election, citing his large assist from independents, in comparison with Hillary Clinton shedding the impartial vote to former President Donald Trump in 2016. 

“Now that he is underwater with them, a very bad sign,” Enten stated. 

Enten described how a big majority of voters additionally thought that Biden had solely achieved “some or very little” since taking workplace. 

“They don’t think that Joe Biden has gone to office and done very much,” he stated. “If you’re not doing anything, the real way to solve that is to do something.”

Enten and Berman each prompt that Democrats with the ability to go the $1.2 trillion infrastructure invoice and the $3.5 trillion spending invoice would assist Biden’s approval score. 

“Doing something, passing this legislation, could boost his approval rating because it actually shows he’s doing something,” Enten stated. “They’ve got to do something.”