President Donald Trump's approval rating is slightly higher than Bill Clinton's at 138 days into the Democrat's first term in the White House, according to poll averages reported Tuesday.
The RealClearPolitics average of polls Tuesday showed Trump's approval rating at 39.8 percent, while the weighted average by the FiveThirtyEight blog had the president at 39 percent.
That compared with Clinton's weighted average of 37.8 percent by FiveThirtyEight.
The averages were reported by Newsweek and The Daily Caller.
However, President Trump also had higher disapproval ratings than Clinton, 57-49 percent.
Both presidents were facing controversies early in their terms, The Daily Caller reported.
Clinton was engulfed in the firings at the White House travel office, while Trump's administration so far has been plagued by the Russia investigation.
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