According to the survey, taken from August 11-13, the president's disapproval rating is now at 56%, just one point shy of his all-time high disapproval rating in the same survey in 2017. The current rating is up five points from the same poll from July.
Former Aide to Ted Cruz Savages Donald Trump After Poll Shows Him Losing Significant Support Among His Own Base
Rick Tyler, who worked on the 2016 presidential primary campaign of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed President Donald Trump after the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll found that the president is losing significant support among his own base, with 15 percent of Republicans and 30 percent of self-described conservatives saying they will not vote to give Trump a second term.
“At least that number of Republicans and conservatives can’t be happy that Trump is squandering his presidency and basing his reelection, so far, on a campaign of grievances instead of policies,” he said, adding:
Two New Post-Mueller Report Polls Confirm People Are Not Buying Trump's Claims of 'Complete Exoneration'
President Donald Trump's approval rating has taken a significant hit since the release of the Mueller report, according to the latest Politico/Morning Consult and Reuters/Ipsos polls, a sign that Americans are not convinced by Trump's insistence that the report exonerates him.
The Politico/Morning Consult poll found that Trump’s approval rating has dropped 5 points since the Mueller report was released last week, with only 39 percent of voters surveyed saying they approve of the job Trump is doing as president. As Politico observed:
President Donald Trump claimed on Sunday that his presidential approval rating was around 50 percent. The problem is, it's not. In fact, nowhere near 50 percent of the American people approve of his job performance.
A new poll by Quinnipiac University asked how people feel about Donald Trump as a president and as a person. The results, released Wednesday, will probably not make anyone at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue happy.
Trump's job approval rating rose to 40 percent earlier this month, but fell back down to 37 percent. People's opinion of Trump as a person fared even worse, with just 30 percent approving of the president.