The Man Donald Trump Called 'My African American' Is Slamming Trump and Leaving the Republican Party
It was at a San Jose, California campaign rally in June of 2016 when then-candidate Donald Trump singled out an African American man in the audience, raising eyebrows by referring to him in possessive terms, saying:
"Oh, look at my African-American over here. Are you the greatest? Do you know what I'm talking about?"
Just last week, a Washington Post/ABC poll saw President Donald Trump's national approval rating reach the highest of his presidency. While that national approval rating has hovered in the mid-40s, a state-by-state examination of Trump's job approval indicates that winning the 270 electoral college votes needed to take the White House for another four years may be slipping out of reach.
The data comes from the online polling firm Civiqs, which found that ten crucial states Trump took in 2016. Among them are some of the most sought-after swing states in the union: Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
Donald Trump Just Predicted How High His Approval Rating Would Be If Not for the ‘Fake News’ and People Are Dragging Him Hard
While departing from the White House for a diplomatic mission to Japan, President Donald Trump spoke with the press. When asked for his thoughts on how the multiple investigations into his presidential administration, campaign, businesses and charitable foundation might affect his reelection chances in 2020, the President stated his approval poll numbers were great.
President Donald Trump continues to chase after the elusive 50 percent or higher approval rating. Thus far he has only hit that mark on the conservative Rasmussen poll a handful of times during his presidency .
This has not stopped Trump from claiming a higher approval rating however. In the past he has misread or misunderstood poll results and cited them as proof of a high approval rating when it was his disapproval rating that charted well over 50 percent.
New State-by-State Polling of Donald Trump's Approval Rating Should Have Trump Very Worried About 2020
President Donald Trump is the only President who has failed to reach an approval rating over 50 percent nationally. But he could always count on his supporters in certain states for their approval.
However the latest Morning Consult poll shows even that support has dwindled.
These Charts Show Why Donald Trump's Approval Ratings Are Unprecedented, and That's Very Bad News for Republicans
According to polls from varied sources, the view of the United States economy rarely rated higher than now. Only during the booming tech stock period from 1998 to the beginning of 2001 have polls shown higher numbers regarding the economy.
But another approval number continues to fall pointing to an unusual disconnect.