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China "Spy Balloon" Incident Fails To Dent Biden's Approval Rating


New polls based upon survey data conducted after Chinese "Spy Balloon" incident suggest that the episode hasn't significantly affected President Biden's approval rating despite sustained attacks from Republican lawmakers.

  • Biden's approval rating currently stands at 43% on FiveThirtyEight's approval tracker, marginally below the 44.1% he experience in mid-January before taking a hit from the story that he had improperly stored classified government documents.
  • According to RealClearPolitics, Biden's approval rating stands slightly higher at 43.7%

Figure 1: President Biden Approval Rating (FiveThirtyEight)

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