The American public has handed Donald Trump a report card
as he nears
the end of his first year as resident and it's not a good one.
to a newly published Washington
Post-ABC News survey Trump
apporval rating much lower than any previous President at this point in
presidency -- and that is over seven decades of polling.
than 4 in 10 Americans, just 37%, say they approve of the way Trump is
his respnsibilities. The poll was done Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 among a random
national sample of 1,005 adults reached on cell and landline
items from the poll:
Trump has succeeded in satisfying voters who elected him president but
other Americans. Voters who supported Trump continue to be
supportive, with 91 percent approving of his performance, including 69
“strongly.” A still larger 95 percent of Clinton voters disapprove of
Among those who supported neither candidate — or did not vote — 24
approve of Trump while 68 percent disapprove.
Trump’s approval rating has changed little over the past
which have included major events, from hurricanes to indictments in
counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into the role Russia
the 2016 Presidential campaign.
.......The president’s disapproval
rating has reached 59
percent, with 50 percent saying they strongly disapprove of the job he
doing. Both those numbers constitutes the worst marks of his presidency.
is the only president dating back to Harry S. Truman whose approval
rating at this
point in his presidency is "net negative" (by 22 points).
what Trump has accomplished: only 35% say Trump has accomplished a
or a good amount in office. Roughly 100 days into office that figure
42 percent. A whopping 65 percent say he has accomplished “not much” or
or nothing.” That figure is up from 56 percent last spring.
Forty-three percent of all Americans give him the lowest
saying he has accomplished “little or nothing.”
the 100-day mark of Trump’s presidency, 44 percent said Trump was
of his campaign promises, 41% said he was not. Today 55 percent say he
keeping most of those promises.
gets very low ratings on race relations and health care. Fewer than 30%
done a good job dealing with race relations - a figure that is 12
the 40 percent who said in January they thought he would handle race
effectively - and half of all Americans say they believe Trump is
against black people. Slightly more (55 percent) say he is biased
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Post-ABC News Survey