POLL: Trump at Highest Average Approval Rating Since October

President Donald J. Trump’s approval ratings continue to climb, as Tuesday he reached his highest average approval rating since the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in October.

Trump’s RealClearPolitics average approval rating, which aggregates data from several well-known polls, has the 45th President at an average approval rating of 44.4 percent Tuesday. His highest average approval was 46 percent, just after his inauguration in January of 2017. The average rating has hovered between 44 and 46 percent for most of his presidency.

According to an NBC poll, Democrats are also also having a crisis of character.  When asked whether it was more important that the 2020 Democratic Party nominee is able to beat Trump, or whether the voter agreed with the nominee’s policies, only 40 percent responded by saying that beating Trump was more important. A full 56 percent, though, said that the nominee’s policies were more important.

That trend could spell doom for Democrats in 2020, who already have 13 presidential candidates in the primary field.

Trump’s disapproval rating has also dropped from 54 percent to 52 percent, according to the NBC poll.

Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced that it would open yet another investigation into President Donald J. Trump, despite the fact that the Special Counsel probe into Russian “collusion” looks to be coming to a close without evidence of wrongdoing.

Through all of the noise, Trump’s support remains relatively level.


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