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Sat Dec 23, 2017, 01:31 PM

BTRTN SaturData Review: A Sure Formula -- Trump Shuts Up and His Approval Rating Rises

http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2017/12/btrtn-saturdata-review-sure-formula.html

"...I have often said that the surest strategy for Donald Trump to improve his approval rating is to simply shut up. He had a relatively quiet week and his approval rating, which hit a new low last week at 37%, climbed back up to 39% which, while still abysmal, is back to being in the same range that we have seen since June. It is hard to prove cause and, but the “silence is golden” pattern, first noted in his campaign, appears to have happened again.

The tax bill dominated the news this week, as it wound its way from the House to the Senate back to the House again (due to a procedural error), ultimately securing each GOP Senator's vote, save John McCain, who sat it out for health reasons. There is much debate on the ultimate impact of the bill. Its passage certainly gives Trump and the GOP an accomplishment to talk about in the midterms, but it is, by any measure, a deeply unpopular bill. A CNN poll showed that 55% of Americans oppose it, while only 33% are in favor, and other polls were also along these lines..."

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BigmanPigman Dec 2017 #1
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Sat Dec 23, 2017, 04:52 PM

1. That is one reason he was advised to NOT hold the traditional

holiday press conference before he left town. He hasn't held one in months and months.

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Sat Dec 23, 2017, 11:16 PM

2. Right

The staff knows it would be a disaster.

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