Slim majorities of voters confident in Biden's ability to handle the economy, race relations
High percentages of voters doubt his capacity to manage those issues.
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Slim majorities of U.S. voters are confident about incoming Democratic President Joe Biden's ability to handle critical national issues such as the economy and race relations, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.
Just 51% said they were confident in Biden's ability to manage economic affairs throughout the country, while 52% expressed confidence in how he might manage race relations and climate change issues. A slightly higher percentage of voters – 55% – was confident about Biden being up to the task of addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
High percentages of voters, meanwhile, were "not confident" in the incoming president's abilities in those areas.
Biden and incoming Vice President Kamala Harris are set to be sworn in Wednesday in Washington, D.C.