Trump approval hits record-low 32 percent in AP poll

Postado Outubro 13, 2017

In this October 11, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform during an event at the Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown, Pa.

The latest Gallup daily poll shows Trump with an approval rate of more than 35 percent and a disapproval rate of almost 60. However, 81% of Republicans approve of Trump, while only 12% disapprove. Every other listed party, gender, education, age and racial group disapproves.

Voters are more evenly split on Trump's handling of the economy: 48% of voters approve, while 46% of voters disapprove.

Voters also say 55 - 43 percent that Trump is not fit to serve as president, compared to 56 - 42 percent not fit two weeks ago, according to the Hamden-based university poll.

"After a turbulent stretch of heartbreaking tragedies, President Donald Trump is still deep in negative territory", Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, said in the press release.

However, 72% of voters are either "somewhat dissatisfied" or "very dissatisfied", with the country's direction overall.

Sixty-four percent of Americans said the president understands their needs "not very well" or "not very well at all". "They remain troubled by the president's competence, but see the economy booming along under his stewardship".

56 - 40 percent that he is intelligent.

Responding to Trump's comments on the National Football League protests, 58% of voters said they weren't appropriate, while 67% of voters said they agree with the president's comments.

Trump has been waging a verbal war against more than 200 NFL players, majority black, who at recent games have knelt during the playing of the national anthem to protest racism in the USA and what they see as law enforcement agencies' disparate treatment of minorities compared to that of whites.

White voters disapprove 60 - 37 percent, as black voters approve 79 - 18 percent. Voters are more split on how he's handled the issue of terrorism, with 48% approving and 46% disapproving.