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Monmouth Poll: Trump's Approval Rating at 43%

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By    |   Monday, 06 Mar 2017 04:02 PM

Forty-three percent of the American public approves of President Donald Trump's job performance, while 46 disapprove and 11 percent have no opinion, according to a Monmouth University Poll released on Monday.

Other results from the survey include:

  • 80 percent of self-identified Republicans approve of his performance as president.
  • 82 percent of Democrats disapprove.
  • Independents are evenly split at 43 percent approving and 43 percent disapproving.

In counties where Trump won the election by a margin of at least 10 percentage points:

  • 55 percent approve of his performance as president.
  • 33 percent disapprove.

In counties in which he lost by at least 10 percent:

  • 33 percent approve of the job he is doing.
  • 57 disapprove.

In swing counties, where his victory or loss margin was in single digits in the election:

  • 41 percent approve of his performance as president.
  • 46 percent disapprove.

Among those polled:

  • 49 percent of men approve, while 40 percent disapprove.
  • Among women, 36 approve, while 53 percent disapprove.
  • White non-Hispanic Americans approve of Trump's performance by a 55 percent to 35 percent margin.
  • 69 percent of non-white or Hispanic adults disapprove and only 19 percent approve.

On topics:

  • 48 percent are concerned that Trump may be too friendly toward Russia and 49 percent are not concerned.
  • 39 percent said the travel ban was a good idea, while 49 percent said it was a bad idea.
  • 34 say Attorney General Jeff Sessions should resign, 36 percent saying he should not resign and 22 percent who had not even heard about the controversy.

The Monmouth University Poll was conducted by telephone from March 2 to 5 with 801 adults in the United States. The results have a margin of error of +/- 3.5 percent.

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Forty-three percent of the American public approves of President Donald Trump s job performance, while 46 disapprove and 11 percent have no opinion, according to a Monmouth University Poll released on Monday.
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