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Americans trust more Republicans to tackle economic issues ahead of November’s midterm elections, but new poll shows nearly majority of Americans support access to abortion more than others He said he was likely to support a candidate who would
An ABC News/Ipsos poll found that Americans trust Republicans more than Democrats to handle the economy (34% vs. 25%), with 49% of respondents saying they would vote for It’s very likely,” he said. Only 27% preferred a candidate who “supports restricting abortion except to save the life of the mother.”
The findings come after a report in July that showed U.S. GDP contracted for two consecutive quarters from April to June, suggesting the economy has entered a technological recession. after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, which protected access to abortion services.
According to the survey, only 12% of Americans believe the economy is recovering, and 69% believe the country’s financial health will deteriorate. Republicans are also seen as more capable than Democrats when it comes to fighting gas prices, according to polls, by a 9 percentage point difference (33% vs. 24%).
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When asked which party would do a better job in tackling inflation, 33% trusted Republicans to do the job, compared with only 23% of Democrats. It hit 9.1% in June, the highest in the US in 40 years.
Over the weekend, the Senate passed the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act in a party vote, with Vice President Kamala Harris in a tie vote.
Republicans have expressed great concern about the bill, as a Joint Taxation Commission (JCT) investigation found it could raise American incomes below $400,000. The law will also increase her IRS funding for him to deploy 87,000 agents to step up tax audits, according to reports.
Just 29% of adults surveyed approve of Biden’s handling of inflation, according to a survey conducted before the Senate vote on the Control Inflation Act.
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The survey also found that 37% of Americans said they supported the way Mr. Biden handled the economic recovery. This number has not changed since the last survey in June.
Recently, several Democrats, including Minnesota Rep. Dean Phillips and Angie Craig, said they would not endorse President Biden as the Democratic nominee in the 2024 presidential election.
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The ABC News/Ipsos survey was conducted August 5-6, 2022 with a margin of error of plus or minus 4.2 percentage points and a confidence level of 95%.