Poll: Support for Trump reelection mirrors Obama, Clinton in first terms

Poll: Support for Trump reelection mirrors Obama, Clinton in first terms

[Ed. – Another finding that is sure to annoy Democrats and other Trump haters.]

The percentage of Americans who say Trump deserves to be reelected stands at 37 percent, roughly in line with the support that former President Obama and former President Clinton had during midterm elections in their first terms, according to Gallup.

Gallup points out that Trump’s approval ratings have been lower than past presidents at similar points in their tenure. Also, Gallup notes, Trump’s reelection figures are actually lower than Clinton’s and Obama’s when compared to their figures from the spring before the midterm elections.

In March 2010, 46 percent of voters said Obama deserved reelection and, in April 1994, 40 percent said the same of Clinton. Both Democrats ultimately won a second term.

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Unsurprisingly, opinion on Trump’s reelection was divided by party affiliation.

Seventy-eight percent of Republicans supported a second term for Trump while only 6 percent of Democrats and 32 percent of independents said they would support Trump’s reelection.

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