President Joe Biden just took his 366th day of vacation in just 2.5 years, which sets a record at roughly 40% of the time.
Biden has been on vacation for an entire year, even though his vacation days are not consecutive.
Biden is outpacing every single one of his modern predecessors in vacation.
According to the Republican National Committee, Barack Obama spent 328 days (11.2%) on vacation while George W. Bush spent 1,020 days (34.9%) and Bill Clinton spent 345 days (11.8%).
Ronald Reagan spent 335 days (11.5%) on vacation, Donald Trump spent 381 days (26%), George H.W. Bush 41 spent 533 days (36.5%), and Jimmy Carter spent 79 days (5.4%) on vacation.
Gallup Poll, conducted from July 1-10, 2023, found that Biden’s approval rating is 38%, with 59% disapproving. This is the lowest approval rating of Biden’s presidency so far.
FiveThirtyEight’s Presidential Approval Tracker averages the results of many different polls to give a more accurate picture of Biden’s approval rating. As of August 4, 2023, Biden’s approval rating is 40.6%, with 55.2% disapproving.
Reuters/Ipsos Poll, conducted from July 27-30, 2023, found that Biden’s approval rating is 40%, with 56% disapproving.
The poll also found that the economy is the top concern for Americans, with 21% saying it is their top issue.
CNN’s “Poll of Polls”, conducted from July 1-31, 2023, found that Biden’s approval rating is 41%, with 53% disapproving.
The poll also found that Biden’s approval rating is lower among independent voters (35%) and Republicans (10%) than it is among Democrats (80%).
ABC News/Ipsos Poll, conducted from July 20-22, 2023, found that Biden’s approval rating is 39%, with 56% disapproving. The poll also found that 62% of Americans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction.