Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By RedState (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Gallup: Trump’s Approvals Now Lower Than Obama’s Ever Was

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


President Donald Trump’s popularity has taken a major hit lately.

In a brand new Gallup poll released Monday, Trump’s approval rating has plummeted to 36 percent. For context, the lowest approval rating of President Obama’s eight year tenure in the White House was 38 percent.

Trump’s popularity took a massive hit last week as he began to publicly support the wildly unpopular healthcare bill that many are calling “RyanCare.”

According to the Gallup poll, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) was polling at around 17 percent before he was forced to pull the bill.

Trump’s approvals were also effected when more allegations came to light over alleged campaign ties to Russia, including an announcement from FBI Director James Comey that there was a pending investigation into whether or not any of his associates colluded with Russian agents to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Here are Trump’s approval/disapproval ratings from Gallup:

Just after Trump’s Inauguration Day on Jan. 20, his approval ratings were around 44 percent. After supporting Paul Ryan’s healthcare bill and the FBI admitting they are still investigating possible ties to Russia, his approval/disapproval rating now stands at 36 to 57.

While Trump’s presidency is still in its infancy, his approvals are historically very low for his first year as president.

Bill Clinton’s all-time low was 37 percent, spawning from the the Whitewater scandal in his first year in office; Gerald Ford hit a low of 37 percent; and Dwight D. Eisenhower never dipped below 48 percent.

While Trump’s low approvals are sad, they aren’t unprecedented. During the Iraq war, George W. Bush sank to 25 percent; Jimmy Carter fell to 28 percent; and Richard Nixon dropped to 24 percent just while impeachment charges were being tossed around.

Even Ronald Reagan hit 35 percent in 1983 while fighting to rebuild a sluggish economy — one point below Trump’s current approval rating — so there’s still plenty of time for Trump to restore his image with the public and do great things.

The key for Trump is to deliver on the promises that got him elected. His approvals show that when he fails to deliver, he takes a hit. That will be crucial to watch over the next four years.

The post Gallup: Trump’s Approvals Now Lower Than Obama’s Ever Was appeared first on RedState.



Source: http://www.redstate.com/mwalsh8/2017/03/27/gallup-trump%e2%80%99s-approvals-now-lower-obama%e2%80%99s-ever/


Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST


Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen! 
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

Report abuse

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.