Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

The biggest regional drop came in the Americas, where the image of US leadership sank from a 49 percent approval rate in 2016 to 24 percent past year. More than half said the country is worse off since Trump became president.

When presented with individual issues, a plurality give Trump an F for all except jobs, which saw 24 percent giving him an A and an additional 24 percent giving him an F. Each of those policy decisions may have contributed to Israelis' increased support for United States leadership.

Americans overall are feeling upbeat about the economy and the President gets some credit for that.

When asked, if given the opportunity, would they change how they voted in 2016, only 12 percent of Trump voters said that they would cast their presidential election ballot differently. The president had his share of victories and setbacks amid a backdrop of Twitter storms and, at times, raging rhetoric. Feelings on this are largely driven by partisanship.

"However, it is clear that based on the trajectory of what the world thinks of the U.S., numerous US's alliances and partnerships that the Trump administration considers a "great strength" are potentially at risk". The partisan splits have proved as durable as they are wide. Germany is now the top-rated global power in the world, with an approval rating of 41%, according to the survey. That was his highest approval to date.

That poll showed that Trump has averaged just a 39% approval rating since his inauguration.

According to the NPR/PBS/Marist poll, 53% of Americans see Trump's first year as a failure, and 61% believed he is doing more to divide the country than unite it.

According to Quartz, the Gallup poll found that with Israel Trump has a 14 point increase in support over Barack Obama, while with Russian Federation his support has gained six points. "These numbers will make it harder for those leaders to publicly cooperate with the Trump administration - even when it might be in their interest to do so".

Of course, the president sometimes leads the press down the s--hole of negativity with his feuds and attacks, from "Sloppy Steve" to "Dicky Durbin", but it's fair to question whether the market news-and a spate of stories about employers having trouble filling jobs-should be tied more directly to his policies. That number has plummeted 18 points since Trump took office.

Even among Democrats, 55 per cent said the economy is either "very good" or 'fairly good'.

But as the Gallup report notes, research has shown that public opinion in foreign countries affects their policies toward the United States.

In another AP-NORC poll conducted late in 2017, just 23 percent of Americans said he has kept the promises he made while running for president, while 30 percent said he's tried and failed and 45 percent said he has not done so at all. He gets lower marks on tax policy (38 percent), immigration (34 percent) and the situation with North Korea (34 percent).

And he ended President Barack Obama's protections against deportation for 690,000 unauthorized immigrants brought to the U.S.as children.

Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish using live interviewers.

In its annual report analyzing the state of human rights across the globe, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned that the surge of authoritarian populists seems increasingly inevitable with the US led "by a president who displays a disturbing fondness for rights-tramping strongmen". He's also lost ground with white voters, with non-college educated whites-his best group in 2016-down 10 points to 56 percent approval, and college-educated whites down 8 percent to 40 percent approval, The Atlantic reported citing the same poll. The error for subgroups may be higher and is available by request.

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