President Joe Biden’s approval rating is below that of his Vice President Kamala Harris according to a recent poll released by Gallup.

The surprising polling results come from a poll in which just over 800 randomly sampled adults were interviewed by telephone between December 1st and the 16th.  The purpose of the poll was to ascertain approval and disapproval for U.S Leaders.

Supreme Court Justice John Roberts earned the highest approval rating, while Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell were at the bottom of the list.

You can see a table of the polling results from Gallup below:

U.S. Leader Job Approval Ratings, 2021
Do you approve or disapprove of the way each of the following is handling their job?

ApproveDisapprove
%%
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts6034
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell5340
Director of the NIAID Dr. Anthony Fauci5247
Secretary of State Antony Blinken4943
Attorney General Merrick Garland4943
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy4649
Vice President Kamala Harris4454
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer4453
President Joe Biden4351
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi4058
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell3463

While Biden is only one point below his Vice President in approval ratings, it is no small thing that Kamala Harris is now considered on roughly the same level of approval as the commander in chief. Vice President Harris has faced a fair amount of insider backlash regarding her management style and a constant drumbeat of criticism from conservative media, particularly regarding the immigration policies she was delegated to handle by Biden.

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