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Fox News Apologizes For False Approval Ratings Graphic

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Thursday shared an inaccurate graphic on Twitter that significantly overstated his overall job approval rating in a new poll and falsely suggested it was “soaring.” Later Thursday morning, Washington correspondent Blake Burman offered an on-air correction on behalf of Fox Business. “It’s been a quiet start to the day for President Trump, though …

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Trump Boasts About False Approval Ratings Poll

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump seemed delighted on Thursday when he posted a screen-shot from Lou Dobbs‘ Fox Business show supposedly showing his approval polling is at 55%. There’s just one little problem: the number is way off, and his actual approval rating according to that poll is a paltry 43%. The Fox Business host spent a good portion of …

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Trump Got No Approval Ratings Bounce After Mueller

Steve Kornacki writes for NBC News: For President Donald Trump, it may prove to be the bounce that never comes. On the afternoon of March 24, the news broke that special counsel Robert Mueller had found no collusion between Trump’s campaign and the Russians — a moment for which the president and his allies had been waiting almost two years. …

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AP Poll: Shutdown Craters Trump’s Approval Rating

The Associated Press reports: A strong majority of Americans blame President Donald Trump for the record-long government shutdown and reject his primary rationale for a border wall, according to a new poll that shows the turmoil in Washington is dragging his approval rating to its lowest level in more than a year. Overall, 34 percent of Americans approve of Trump’s …

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Trump’s Rasmussen Approval Rating Hits Year Low

LOL Rasmussen: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-five percent (55%) disapprove. The latest figures include 32% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing and 46% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -14. The president’s overall …

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Trump’s Approval Rating Sags After Week Of Terrorism

The Hill reports: President Trump’s approval rating dropped 4 points last week, essentially erasing the gains he made in Gallup polling during the previous four weeks. The Gallup weekly approval rating tracker showed that Trump’s approval rating dipped to 40 percent for the week ending on Sunday. Fifty-four percent of Americans now disapprove of the president’s job performance, according to …

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Glorious Leader’s Disapproval Rating Spikes To 60%

Politico reports: Sixty percent of those polled in a new survey disapprove of President Donald Trump’s job performance, a new high for the president in polling conducted by The Washington Post and ABC News. The poll, released Friday and conducted just days after special counsel Robert Mueller delivered a one-two punch to the Trump administration in federal court, found a …

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Trump Again Decides That Approval Polls Are Real

Politico reports: President Donald Trump celebrated rising poll numbers Tuesday as a repudiation of two familiar annoyances: the press and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Though Trump’s approval rating has remained underwater for nearly his entire presidency, his numbers have been ticking upward lately. The White House has oscillated in recent days between slamming stories in the media for …

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Trump Continues Endless Approval Rating Obsession

Here’s the Rasmussen story he clearly just read: Here they go again. The anti-Trump media in its typical pack fashion has begun criticizing Rasmussen Reports in recent days. Why? Because President Trump likes the job approval numbers we’re reporting. It’s true that our Daily Presidential Tracking Poll often finds Trump’s public job approval several points higher than other national pollsters …

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SURE JAN: Trump Invents Approval Rating Of 59%

The Washington Post reports: In an interview with “Bernie and Sid in the Morning” on WABC radio, Trump listened modestly as his hosts showered obsequious praise on him for heroically making America great in the face of unremitting hate from the media. “A poll just came out now, Rasmussen, it’s now 51,” Trump said. “They say that it’s 51 but …

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Trump’s Approval Rating Hits New Record Low

Morning Consult reports: The month of March was unkind to President Donald Trump’s popularity among the voting public, with Morning Consult’s 50 state approval tracker showing the commander in chief reaching the lowest point of his presidency. The new data — compiled from surveys conducted March 1 to March 31 among 97,693 registered voters in every state and Washington, D.C. …

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Trump Boasts He’s More Popular Than “Cheatin’ Obama”

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump celebrated a poll that showed an upswing in his job approval rating by bashing his predecessor as “Cheatin’ Obama” on Twitter on Tuesday. Trump frequently cites Rasmussen, a right-leaning polling firm that consistently ranks Trump’s approval higher than other polling firms. Based on Rasmussen’s historical numbers, Trump now sits ahead of Obama, who was …

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Trump Lies Once Again About His Approval Ratings

Axios fact-checks the bullshit: RealClearPolitics’ polling average places Trump’s approval at 40.9%, significantly lower than Obama’s approval (48.5%) at the same time during his presidency. Rasmussen Reports’ latest numbers, from Friday, put Trump’s approval rating at 44% — not “around 50%.” Rasmussen, whose “likely voter” model tends to favor Republicans, also had Obama at 44% on the same day in …

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Trump Trails Generic Dem By 8 Points In 2020 Poll

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s new campaign manager has his work cut out for him. A week after naming Brad Parscale to run his reelection effort, Trump is 8 points behind a generic Democratic candidate, 44 percent to 36 percent, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. Nearly one in five voters, 19 percent, are undecided. Male voters are evenly …

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Trump Hits New Low In CNN’s Approval Poll

The Hill reports: President Trump’s approval rating has hit a new low in a CNN poll conducted last week. According to survey data collected Dec. 14-17, just 35 percent of Americans say they approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president, a record-low in CNN polling and lower than any of his predecessors at this point in …

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Pew Poll: Trumps Hits New Record Low Approval Rating

Pew Research reports: Trump’s job rating of 32% is lower than those of recent presidents dating back to Ronald Reagan near the end of their first year in office. In follow-up questions, those who approve of Trump were asked if he has done things that have disappointed them, while those who disapprove (63% of the public) were asked if he …

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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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