Trump Job Approval Holds Steady

A total of 40% of Americans say they approve of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president and 57% say they disapprove of the way Trump is handling his job according to the latest survey from the American Research Group. In April, 41% approved and 55% disapproved.

When it comes to Trump’s handling of the economy, 37% of Americans approve and 59% disapprove. In April, 45% approved and 52% disapproved.

Among Americans registered to vote, 40% approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president and 58% disapprove. On Trump’s handling of the economy, 37% of registered voters approve and 60% disapprove.

Of the 40% saying they approve of the way Trump is handling his job, 64% rate the national economy as excellent, very good, or good, 45% say the national economy is getting better, 83% say they expect the national economy to be better in a year, 81% rate the financial situations in their households as excellent, very good, or good, 29% say the financial situations in their households are getting better, and 69% say they expect the financial situations in their households will be better in a year.

Of the 57% saying they disapprove of the way Trump is handling his job, 77% rate the national economy as bad, very bad, or terrible, none say the national economy is getting better, 31% say they expect the national economy to be better in a year, less than 1% say the financial situations in their households are getting better, and 17% say they expect the financial situations in their households will be better in a year.

The results presented here are based on 1,100 completed interviews conducted among a nationwide random sample of adults May 17 through 20, 2020. The theoretical margin of error for the total sample is plus or minus 3 percentage points, 95% of the time, on questions where opinion is evenly split.

Overall, 40% of Americans say that they approve of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president, 57% disapprove, and 4% are undecided.

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Source: ARG