New Polling Shows Trump Disapproval at Record High
A new ABC News/Washington Post poll found President Trump's approval rating has sunk to 36%, with 60% disapproving of his performance in office. The poll was conducted entirely after his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was convicted of fraud, and his attorney, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to a variety of charges.
ABC: "Trump’s average approval rating since taking office is the lowest for any president in modern polling since the 1940s. One factor: Contrary to his “drain the swamp” rhetoric, 45 percent say corruption in Washington has increased under Trump, while just 13 percent say it’s declined."
One of the most interesting findings from the poll, which might haunt Republicans this Fall in the midterm elections, is that Trump is losing the support of educated white women.
ABC: "The single biggest shift is among college-educated white women – just 23 percent now approve of Trump, down 17 points from the peak in April 2017, with disapproval up 20 points, from 55 percent then to 75 percent now."
The President has held on to his support from white men without a college education, but just barely.
ABC: "Still, even among non-college white men, a core Trump group, his approval is down 15 points, from 70 percent just this spring to 55 percent today."
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