Jul 17, 2017

Trump's underwater polls: 3 recent examples of his bad numbers

A number of polls have been released detailing the public's approval, or lack thereof, of President Trump and different aspects of the job he's doing in the White House. Overall, Trump's approval rating is at 40.3 percent according to RealClear Politics.

Chart: Lazaro Gamio / Axios
Chart: Lazaro Gamio / Axios

Other polls have revealed the following:

Numbers for his approval: Monmouth University: 52% disapprove vs. 39% approving; ABC/Washington Post: 58% disapprove vs. 36% approving; Bloomberg: 56% disapprove vs. 40% approving.

How Trump is handling the economy

  • ABC/Washington Post: 43% approve vs. 41% disapproving
  • Bloomberg: 46% approve vs. 44% disapprove

On Russia

  • ABC/Washington Post: 52% think Trump is trying to interfere with investigations, 37% believe he's cooperating
  • Monmouth: 48% tie on if his attitude toward Russia does or does not present a national security threat
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