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Majority Now Strongly Disapprove of Trump


A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds 39% of Americans approve of President Trump’s job performance — “the lowest mark in the poll’s history for any modern president ending his first year. … Fifty-seven percent disapprove of Trump’s job, including a majority of respondents — 51% — who now say they strongly disapprove, which is a record high for Trump in the survey.” A new USC-Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll finds just 32%, approved of Trump’s job performance, compared with 55% who disapproved and 12% who were neutral.


Most Think Trump Is Not Fit to Be President

53% to 44%

A new Quinnipiac poll finds that American voters say President Trump is intelligent by a 53% to 44% margin, but they also say 69% to 28% that he is not level-headed and by 57% to 40% that he is not fit to serve as president. Grading President Trump’s first year in office, 39% of voters give him an “F,” while 17% give him a “D.” Trump’s job approval is a dismal 36% to 59%.


Iowans Are Disenchanted with Trump


Washington Post: “Iowa has seemingly soured on the president and his party. The end-of-year Iowa Poll, an industry standard conducted by Des Moines-based Selzer and Co., found Trump with just 35 percent approval in the state. Only 34 percent of Iowans said they would back Republicans for Congress in 2018, and 61 percent said they were turned off by politics altogether.”


Trump Is REALLY Unpopular in New Hampshire


A new American Research Group poll in New Hampshire finds just 27% of adults approve of the way President Trump is handling his job, while 66% disapprove, and 7% are undecided.


Obama and Clinton Remain ‘Most Admired’

“Americans once again are most likely to name Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as the man and woman living anywhere in the world they admire most, as they have for the past 10 years. The pair retain their titles this year, although by much narrower margins than in the past. Obama edges out Donald Trump, 17% to 14%, while Clinton edges out Michelle Obama, 9% to 7%.”



Voters Have Insults for Trump

37% to 57%

A new Quinnipiac poll finds President Trump’s approval rate is a dismal 37% to 57%. In an open ended question asking for the right word for Trump, voters are overwhelmingly negative with the most popular word being “idiot,” followed by “liar” and “incompetent.” Pollster Tim Malloy: “President Trump is known for hurling insults and he’s getting slammed right back.”


Trump Approval Approaches 30%

32% to 56%

A new Monmouth poll finds President Trump’s job approval at 32% to 56%, the lowest since he’s taken office. The decline in Trump’s job rating has come much more from women, currently 24% to 68%, than from men, which is 40% to 44%. Democrats lead the generic congressional ballot by 15 percentage points, 51% to 36%.


New Low for Trump Approval


A new Pew Research survey finds that just 32% of the public approves of the way President Trump is handling his job — a new low — while 63% disapprove.


GOP Tax Plan Is Even More Unpopular than Trump

53% to 29%

A new Quinnipiac poll finds American voters disapprove of the Republican tax plan 53% to 29%. By a 61% to 34% margin, voters say the plan benefits the wealthy at the expense of the middle class. Meanwhile, President Trump’s approval rate is 35% to 58% and voters think he’s unfit to be president by a 56% to 40% margin.


Young Voters Resoundingly Disapprove of Trump


A new Harvard IOP poll of America’s 18- to 29-year-olds finds that 67% of young Americans are more fearful than hopeful about America’s future. President Trump’s approval rate is now just 25% with young people, having fallen seven points since Spring. Less than one year before the 2018 midterm elections, likely young American voters cite preference for Democratic control of Congress, 65% to 33%.