Trump's approval rating dips to 36 percent in new poll


No president has been this unpopular six months into his term in 70 years.

So within the space of 140 characters, he claims the poll-takers are notoriously inaccurate, while inaccurately claiming a score of "almost 40 percent", but then saying that score isn't actually all that bad for the six month mark, despite all of the evidence we just listed out proving the opposite.

Each held a 59 percent job approval rating in Post-ABC polling.

The poll was conducted July 10 through July 13, as the news was breaking that Donald Trump Jr. had met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 election because he was promised compromising information on Hillary Clinton.

Overall, 48 percent of those polled said they "disapprove strongly" of the current United States president's performance in office.

Meanwhile, 55 percent say Trump is not making significant progress toward his goals.

Two thirds said they do not trust Trump to negotiate with other world leaders on the USA behalf.

Mr. Trump did get some good news Sunday from a Washington Post / ABC News poll, which found more Americans agree with his handling of the economy than disagree.

Trump's approval rating dips to 36 percent in new poll
Trump's approval rating dips to 36 percent in new poll

The US Senate will "defer" its work on repealing Obamacare for a week as senior lawmaker John McCain recovers from blood-clot surgery, the chamber's Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, said Saturday.

Both the former Soviet serviceman, a naturalized American who lobbies for Russian interests in Washington, and the Russian lawyer, also a lobbyist, have denied links to the Russian government, while Kremlin said it does not know the meeting nor the two lobbyists. The remaining 30 percent of Republicans say they prefer neither, something else, or give no opinion.

Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, never scored approval numbers this low.

Donald trump the worst rating among all presidents. His approval rating among respondents was just 36%-the lowest of any modern president at the six-month mark.

When the poll's participants were broken down according to groups, the partisan nature of current politics becomes apparent.

In the same survey, only 37 percent of those polled said the Democratic Party "stands for something".

An ABC/Washington Post poll published overnight shows that President Donald Trump has earned a historical distinction, though not one he's likely to celebrate. Some 44 percent suspect Russian interference and think Mr. Trump benefited from their efforts.

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