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Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:06 PM

Poll: Trump's approval rating at 39 percent

Source: The Hill

BY PAULINA FIROZI - 02/16/17 01:07 PM EST

President Trumps approval rating is at 39 percent, according to a new poll.

The latest released Thursday shows Trump at a historic low compared with prior presidents in their first weeks in office.

The poll found just 39 percent approve of his job performance while 56 percent disapprove.

By comparison, President Barack Obamas approval was at 64 percent in the February after he began his first term. President George W. Bush had a 53 percent approval rating in his first month in office. His father, President George H.W. Bush, had a 63 percent approval rating, while President Bill Clinton had a 56 percent approval rating. President Ronald Reagan had a 55 percent approval rating. The poll found opinion on Trump is sharply polarized 75 percent either strongly approve or strongly disapprove of the president.

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/319913-poll-trumps-approval-rating-drops-to-39-percent



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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:10 PM

1. In his presser today, he stated approval rating was 55% and climbing

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Response to benld74 (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:13 PM

2. The Rasmussen Poll, which is always skewed toward Conservatives. It's a 'friendly' poll.


"The whole world is a circus if you know how to look at it."
Tony Randall, 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:25 PM

3. When it gets down to the voters who actually voted for the clown

it'll be around 25 to 30%, or, if you ask SCROTUS, 70%

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:36 PM

4. Thanks for including the image. n/t

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 05:26 PM

5. He will be in the low 30s by June.

That, I promise.

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Response to louis-t (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 05:32 PM

7. I don't know if he can go quite that low without a recession. There are too many people

who believe that he is somehow making America great again.

I can see him dropping to 35 percent if there are a few more scandals.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2017, 05:30 PM

6. The Gallup tracking poll has had him at 40 percent for 5 straight days. (eom)

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