Tag Archives: approval ratings

Trump’s Aides Tend To Show Him “Good” Polls

Politico reports: As a TV host, Donald Trump loved ratings. As president, he loves polls—as long as they show him on the upswing. He crowed on Twitter hours after landing back in Washington from his 12-day Asia tour about his Rasmussen number—46 percent—noting it was “one of the most accurate” in 2016, and decried “fake news” polls showing his approval ...

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New Poll Puts Trump’s Approval Rating At 35%

Via Qunnipiac: American voters disapprove 58 – 35 percent of the job President Donald Trump is doing, near his lowest score, a 61 – 33 percent disapproval August 2, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. Today’s approval rating compares to a 56 – 38 percent disapproval in an October 11 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. ...

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Trump Boasts About Rasmussen Approval Rating

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning about a new poll from Rasmussen, the polling company often most favorable to the president, that found approval over his job performance to be 46% from the US public. Trump also used the occasion to attack the media and the majority of polling institutions and to speculate that his actual ...

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Trump Hits New Approval Low In Fox News Poll

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump’s approval rating sank to a new low in a Fox News poll, with only 38% of respondents telling pollsters they approved of Trump’s job performance. The poll, released Wednesday, comes after a turbulent month marked by a series of destructive hurricanes, the resulting crisis in Puerto Rico, and Trump’s ongoing controversy with several Gold ...

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Trump’s Approval Rating At 37% In New CNN Poll

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s approval rating holds steady in a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, but that overall stability belies declining views on how things are going in the country today. Overall, 37% of Americans approve of the way Trump is handling the presidency, 57% disapprove — virtually identical to his marks in late September. But the percentage ...

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Trump Craters To Record Low 32% Approval Rating

The Associated Press reports: Nineteen percent of Americans say President Trump understands the needs and problems of people like them extremely or very well, 17 percent say moderately well, and 64 percent say he understands their needs and problems not very well or not well at all. Twenty-six percent believe President Trump is a strong leader, 23 percent view him ...

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Trump Scores 21% Approval Rating With Millennials

Via Mediaite: The latest NBC polling on President Donald Trump’s approval rating amongst millennials is out — and, unsurprisingly, the president is not doing so hot. Overall, Trump has a 64% disapproval and 21% approval amongst all millennials. He fares even worse with African Americans (79% disapproval, 13% approval), Asian Americans (78%-11%) and Latinos (77%-11%). He does somewhat better amongst ...

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Mitch McConnell Craters To 18% Approval Rating

The Hill reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has an 18 percent job approval rating in Kentucky, according to a new survey. A Public Policy Polling survey found just 18 percent of respondents approve of the job McConnell is doing, compared with 74 percent who disapprove. If McConnell were up for reelection today, 37 percent of respondents said they ...

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Nazi Blowback Craters Trump To New Approval Low

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump’s approval rating has now dropped to 34 percent, his lowest score since taking office. According to Gallup’s daily poll, since last Thursday Trump’s approval rating dropped by three percent while his disapproval rating jumped five points to 61 percent. Additionally, his approval among Republicans fell to 79 percent. These changes came over a weekend ...

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Nuke Fears Provide Trump With Approval Bump

At least with Rasmussen: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove. The president has been rebounding this week from his low-to-date approval rating early last week of 38%. The latest figures include 27% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is ...

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Trump: Don’t Believe Those Fake Approval Ratings

Last month Trump famously lied that he doesn’t “have time to watch TV” but he’s clearly been glued all day to CNN, where almost every half-hour block has concluded with a recap of their latest poll showing that nearly three-quarters of the country believes he is a compulsive liar. Trump has been tooling around his New Jersey golf course since ...

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NEW RECORD: How Low Can Trump Go?

The Hill reports: President Trump’s approval rating is at an all-time low in a new poll amid losses in support from key demographics. Trump’s approval rating is at 32 percent in the latest IBD/TIPP poll, down 5 points from July. Fifty-nine percent of respondents say they disapprove of the job he’s doing. The poll’s director, Raghavan Mayur, said that the ...

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Conway: Trump’s Approval Ratings Are Lousy Because Voters Want Him To “Focus On The Agenda” [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Sunday gave her boss some advice she attributed to hypothetical supporters who have been responsible for a dip in his approval ratings: “Focus on the agenda.” “His approval rating among Republicans and conservative and Trump voters is down slightly. It needs to go up,” Conway said on ABC News’ ...

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Trump Craters To Record Low 33% Approval Rating

The Hill reports: President Trump’s approval rating hit a new low on Wednesday, according to a new poll. A Quinnipiac University poll finds 61 percent of voters disapprove of the job Trump is doing in office, compared to just 33 percent who approve of Trump’s performance. This marks the president’s lowest approval rating since he was inaugurated, according to the ...

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Trump Hits New Approval Low….With Rasmussen

Mediaite reports: Rasmussen Reports’ poll Monday puts President Donald Trump‘s approval rating at 39 percent, the first time the right leaning polling agency has reported Trump at below 40. Rasmussen polls 500 U.S. voters every night by phone and publishes their “Daily Presidential Tracking Poll” every weekday morning. They are known to report more favorably to Republicans and have consistently ...

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Trump’s Approval Ratings Much Higher In Some States

Gallup reports: President Donald Trump, who has averaged 40% job approval since his inauguration, received approval ratings of 50% or higher in 17 states in the first half of 2017. Residents in an equal number of states gave him approval ratings below 40%. In 16 states, his ratings ranged between 40% and 49%. Consistent with the broader geographic patterns of ...

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Drudge: Heads Will Roll Over Trump’s Approval Ratings

The Hill reports: Drudge Report founder Matt Drudge in a rare tweet on Wednesday wrote “Heads Will Roll” while juxtaposing President Trump’s falling approval numbers in the background. The usually reclusive Drudge has 518,000 followers on Twitter. Drudge often cites Rasmussen polls, which have been more favorable to Trump than others. But Wednesday’s daily tracking poll from the firm shows ...

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Trump’s Approval Rating Hits Another Record Low, Trump Laughably Calls It “Not Bad At This Time”

ABC News reports: Americans give President Donald Trump the lowest six-month approval rating of any president in polls dating back 70 years, punctuated by questions about his competence on the world stage, his effectiveness, the GOP health care plan and Russia’s role in the 2016 election. Just 36 percent of Americans polled in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll approve ...

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Trump Lies About His Approval Ratings

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has claimed his approval rating is higher than that of Barack Obama – despite the data he is referring to suggesting the opposite is true. “The new Rasmussen Poll, one of the most accurate in the 2016 Election, just out with a Trump 50% Approval Rating. That’s higher than O’s #’s,” he wrote in an ...

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Chris Christie Breaks All-Time Disapproval Record

The New York Daily News reports: How low can Chris Christie go? Not any lower, according to history. Christie now has the lowest approval rating of any New Jersey governor — ever, a Quinnipiac University poll out Wednesday showed. Just 15% of New Jersey residents said they approved of the job Christie was doing as governor, the poll showed. That ...

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