Poll: Trump’s approval rating hits 47%, highest point of presidency

Poll: Trump’s approval rating hits 47%, highest point of presidency

[Ed. – He is ahead of where Barack Obama was at the same point in his presidency.]

President Trump‘s approval rating has surged to the highest level of his presidency, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

The survey, which was released on Sunday, found that 47 percent of registered voters approve of the job Trump is doing in the White House, a figure that represents a 5-point increase from April. A majority of registered voters — 54 percent — still disapproves of Trump’s performance as president, however.

Meanwhile, 44 percent of voting-age Americans said they approved of Trump’s job performance, while 53 percent said they disapproved it. Just 39 percent of voting-age Americans said they approved of Trump’s job performance in April.

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The survey’s release comes as the 2020 Democratic primary race begins to heat up, as candidates such as Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gain ground on former Vice President Joe Biden in the polls.

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