Thu Feb 16, 2017, 05:06 PM
DonViejo (25,497 posts)
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 benld74 (Reply #1)
Thu Feb 16, 2017, 05:13 PM
randome (34,281 posts)
2. The Rasmussen Poll, which is always skewed toward Conservatives. It's a 'friendly' poll.
Tony Randall, 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)
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Thu Feb 16, 2017, 06:32 PM
StevieM (5,433 posts)
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.