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CEO Summit Gives Trump an ‘F’


“A stunning 50% of the CEOs, business execs, government officials and academics surveyed at the annual Yale CEO Summit give Trump an ‘F’ for his first 130 days in office,” CNN reports.


Two-Thirds Say Trump Doesn’t Respect Democratic Traditions


A new AP-NORC poll finds 65% of Americans think President Trump “doesn’t have much respect for the country’s democratic institutions and traditions or has none at all. Just a third of Americans, or 34%, thinks he has a great deal or even a fair amount of respect for them.” Overall, 64% disapprove and just 35% approve of his job performance.


Trump’s Disapproval Rating Hits New High


The Gallup daily tracking poll finds President Trump’s approval rate at a lowly 36% to 60%.


Trump’s Approval Rating Hits New Low


A new Quinnipiac poll\ finds President Trump’s job approval rating has dipped to a new low, 34% to 57%. Washington Post: “If you look at the trend in Quinnipiac’s polling since January, strong approval of the president’s job performance has faded in a number of constituencies — including Republicans and whites without college degrees.”


Majority Disagrees with Trump’s Decision on Paris Accord

59% to 28%

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds most Americans oppose President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, 59% to 28%. “The reactions also break down sharply among partisan lines, though Republicans are not as united in support of the withdrawal as Democrats are in opposition of it. A 67% majority of Republicans support Trump’s action, but that drops to 22% among political independents and 8% of Democrats. Just over 6 in 10 independents and 8 in 10 Democrats oppose Trump’s action.”


Trump’s Approval Dropping Fast in Military Communities

43% to 52%

NBC News: “An analysis of Gallup polling data comparing the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency to the month of May shows that Trump’s job approval in military counties dropped sharply in the last month – from an average 51% approval and 41% disapproval in the first 100 days to 43% approval and 52% disapproval for May. … Taken together that is a 16-point swing, from a net +7 in the first 100 days to a net -9 in May. That’s far greater than the overall change in the Gallup data and it may be a sign of an important shift in those places.”


Two-Thirds Think Trump Is His Own Worst Spokesman

61% to 33%

A new Monmouth University poll finds that President Trump may not be well-served by his primary spokespeople, but he is probably his own worst mouthpiece. “More Americans say that Donald Trump, press secretary Sean Spicer, and counselor Kellyanne Conway tend to hurt rather than help the administration’s cause when they step in front of the media. Reviews are mixed for deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Vice President Mike Pence is the only official tested in the poll who has a net positive impact when he speaks on behalf of the administration.” Key finding: 61% of Americans say Trump does more to hurt his own cause when he speaks on behalf of the administration. Just 33% say he does more to help his administration when he speaks publicly.


More than Half Disapprove of Trump’s Performance

43% to 57%

The right-leaning Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) disapprove. The latest figures include 28% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 46% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -18.

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Majority Say Trump Is Abusing His Office

A new Quinnipiac poll finds American voters believe that President Trump is abusing the powers of his office by a 54% to 43% margin. He also has a dismal 37% to 55% approval rating.

Meanwhile, voter opinions of most of Trump’s personal qualities remain negative:

  • 59% say he is not honest
  • 57% say he does not have good leadership skills
  • 56% say he does not care about average Americans
  • 65% say that he is not level-headed
  • 64% say that he is a strong person
  • 62% say that he does not share their values

Trump Approval Hits New Low


The RealClearPolitics polling average shows President Trump’s approval rate at 39.7%.