Gallup: Approval Rating For Trump’s Transition Reaches Historic Low
Geo Beats - Friday, 13 January 2017
A new Gallup poll shows that President-elect Donald Trump is heading into his inauguration with a record low approval rating for his transition thus far. A new Gallup poll shows that President-elect Donald Trump is heading into his inauguration with a record low approval rating for his transition thus far. Gallup reports that between January 4 through 8, 44 percent approved while 51 percent disapproved of the way he was handling his transition into office. These numbers reflect a decline in attitude from about a month prior, when 48 percent of respondents equally approved and disapproved. As a report about the data states, this rating from December 2016 “was already the lowest for any presidential transition Gallup has measured, starting with Bill Clinton's in 1992-1993.” It goes on to add that “Trump's current rating only further separates him from his predecessors -- particularly Barack Obama, who earned 83% approval for his handling of the transition process in January 2009…” Gallup points out that the president-elect’s declining approval numbers have been traced back to Democrats and Independents; Republicans, on the other hand, have remained consistently supportive. Meanwhile, respondents indicated a mixed view on Trump’s cabinet appointments thus far--44 percent called them below average or poor while 32 percent said they were outstanding or above average. The survey involved telephone interviews with 1,032 randomly sampled adults in the U.S.
Recent related news
Donald Trump has historically low approval ratings, but would still have voters' support in a row with Congress, polls suggested.
2 days ago • News24
The Washington Post, still supremely perplexed by how President Trump managed to win the White House, is apparently even more confused now as to why his approval...
13 hours ago • Zero Hedge
When Ben Takeshita and his family were sent to Japanese internment camps 75 years ago, he said civil rights organizations told them: Seventy-five years ago on...
5 days ago • SFGate
Donald Trump isn't just the owner of plenty of buildings across the globe, but also of a vast online portfolio of domain names, over 3,600 of them. According to...
4 days ago • Softpedia
U. S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure as early as Tuesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration water regulation and direct an...
10 hours ago • DNA