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President Biden's approval rating has sagged, leaving him 4 points behind former president Trump, according to a Wall Street Journal survey of 1,500 registered voters.
On a hypothetical ballot between just the two candidates Trump would receive 47 percent of the vote to Biden's 43 percent.
Trump's lead rises to 6 points, 37 percent to 31 percent's, when five potential third-party and independent candidates are included.
The survey found widespread discontent with the president's policies, including his economic agenda and concerns over his age.
On a hypothetical ballot between just the two candidates Trump would receive 47 percent of the vote to Biden's 43 percent
President Biden's approval rating has sagged, leaving him 4 points behind Trump
61 percent of those polled saw Biden's overall image in an unfavorable light, a record high.
Similarly some 37 percent approved of Biden's job performance.
More than half of voters saw 'Bidenomics,' the president's signature economic platform unfavorably.
Two-thirds of voters rated the economy as poor or not good, and two-thirds say the economy has gotten worse in the past two years, during Biden’s time in office.
Economic anxiety is felt particularly acutely among younger voters, an important pillar of the Democratic coalition.
Less than one-third of voters under age 35 say the economy is in good shape, for example, compared with 40 percent of those ages 65 and older.
This is despite indicators such as surging GDP growth, moderating inflation and low unemployment indicating a strong economy.
Only 23 percent of voters say Biden's policies have helped them personally, while 53 percent say they have been hurt by the president's agenda.
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden in Nantucket over the Thanksgiving holiday shortly after Biden's 81st birthday
Widespread pessimism seems to hang over voters with 48 percent say they don’t believe this generation will do better than the one that came before.
It is not all bad news for Biden however, with respondents saying they trust him more than Trump on abortion, an issue proven to boost support for Democratic candidates.
The survey also found that those who are undecided on the presidential race lean Democratic in other survey questions,