US President Donald Trump's approval rating drops to 37 per cent

US President Donald Trump's approval rating drops to 37 per cent

US President Donald Trump's approval rating drops to 37 per cent

On a related note, earlier in February, Trump barred several media houses from his White House briefing.

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Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as president. For comparison, former President Barack Obama had an approval rating in the low-60s at this point in his first term; while former President George W. Bush had an approval rating in the mid-50s.

Trump's advisers have proven similarly unfavorable with Americans. On Monday, his approval rating plummeted to 37 percent -a new low - while his disapproval rating shot up to 58 percent, which is a new high.

Though this rate seems like it couldn't sink lower, as the Independent notes, things are likely to get worse for POTUS after James Comey extinguishes the president's wiretapping claims and after a Congressional hearing concerning Russian Federation is set to get underway just this week.

Overall, just 22 percent of young adults approve of the job he is doing as president, while 62 percent disapprove.

Donald Trump was a fan of that poll, proudly tweeting it out.

Despite controversy over his remarks about conversations with Russia's ambassador during the election campaign, Attorney General Jeff Sessions had a higher rating, at 38 percent.

Jimmy Carter: In June 1979, he dropped to a 28 percent approval rating as the country suffered from "stagflation". Fifty-one percent (51%) disapprove. If that doesn't turn around, the president will find his attempts to deliver on his promises even more daunting.

Such figures are not unprecedented, however. Gallup doesn't see the allegations that President Trump supports anti-Semitism as sticking and sees daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jareds' Jewishness as an olive branch to the Jewish community. At a similar stage in 2009, Biden had a favorability rating of around 50 percent, before the number fell to 42 percent in September of that year.

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