Sorry, haters: Trump approval rating hits 50%

Sorry, haters: Trump approval rating hits 50%
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The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty percent (50%) disapprove.

This is the first time the president’s overall approval rating has been back in the 50s in nearly a month. Just after his inauguration, Trump’s job approval peaked at 59% and remained in the 50s every day until early March. It’s gone as low as 42% since then.

Here are former President Obama’s approval ratings by comparison.

The latest figures for Trump include 30% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 39% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (see trends).

Tensions with North Korea continue to rise, with Vice President Mike Pence now on the scene. Thirty-seven percent (37%) of voters said earlier this month that the United States should use military force to prevent North Korea’s further development of nuclear weapons.

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