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Poll: Trump Approval at Highest Point of His Presidency

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds President Trump’s popularity continuing to climb, even amid the fallout from his recent press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helskinki:

According to the Wall Street Journal:

President Donald Trump’s approval rating edged higher during a week in which he faced withering criticism following a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, signaling that he is positioned to weather the latest controversy sparked by his unusual brand of politics.

Mr. Trump’s job approval rating rose to 45% in a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, the highest mark of his presidency and up 1 percentage point from June. The survey was taken over a four-day period that started July 15, a day before Mr. Trump’s news conference with Mr. Putin in which he questioned the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the 2016 election.

Underpinning Mr. Trump’s job approval was support from 88% of Republican voters. Of the four previous White House occupants, only George W. Bush, in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, had a higher approval rating within his own party at the same point in his presidency.

Trump average approval rating in all polls now stands at 43.4 percent, according to RealClearPolitics. Obama’s average approval rating at the same point in his presidency was just 46.2 percent, though his disapproval rating of 47.2 percent was well below Trump’s which is at 52.6 percent.

9 Responses to Poll: Trump Approval at Highest Point of His Presidency

        • Exactly. And in the absence of knowing what was discussed or agreed to in the private meeting with Putin, all we have to go on is what he said in the press conference and via tweet since the summit. What we know is he values the word of Putin over the word of his own team and his country’s intelligence agencies. I personally am not calling that treasonous, but it damn well bothers me as an American.

  1. The “fallout” from the presser with the Russian leader was really a chain-reaction hysteria from coordinated Dems/MSM who must show that the POTUS is a Russian agent bent on destroying the whole of the US.

    Out here, outside the bubble of political voices, Russia/Russia just sounds like static or an irritating buzz noise now. Donald Trump is halfway through his first term as POTUS and the noise continues from the forces who hope to destroy him, and by extension, desire to erase all support of his agenda.

    • Impotent raging– raging impotence. Anything the left doesn’t know (or is unable to comprehend) becomes a fantastic manifestation of its collective imagination. “I bet Trump brought the nuclear football into the meeting room with Pootie and then left it behind.”

  2. So, despite of all the “Russian collusion” propaganda, the constant campaign of the hysterical anti-Trump corporate media, the constant efforts of the upper levels of the FBI and the CIA to destroy Trump, the phony FISA warrants, the determined efforts of the 24/7 anti-Trump chin waggers and pontificaters, despite all the the fainting, the horror, the yelling, the protest matches, the sarcastic routines of late night comedians, etc. etc., Trump’s approval ratings continue to climb. Must be driving them all crazy. ;+}