Trump’s Approval Rating Average in His First Two Years in Office, Lowest Since WWII: Poll
((VO-Trump Reuters/Gallup Poll Screenshot))??President Trump may be on his way to having the lowest approval rating of any president according to a new Gallup report.????((VO-Trump/ Voters/American Flag)??The poll shows that Trump’s average approval was 39 percent during his first two years in office.
This is the lowest for second year presidents elected to office since World War II, according to the research.????((VO-White House))??Ronald Reagan reportedly had the lowest average rating in the second year, prior to Trump.
Regan was at a 43.3 percent approval.????((VO-Obama, Clinton))??Other presidents like Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter had second year averages in the 40 percent range, according to Gallup.????((VO-Kim Jong Un))??President Trump’s highest approval rating was 45 percent last summer after he met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and fears of a nuclear attack died down.????((VO-Dem/Republican Imagery))??87 percent of Republicans approved of Trump’s job handling in his second year, while only 8 percent of Democrats approved.????((VO))??The stark difference across party lines could be a sign that the country may stay divided during his presidency.
According to Reuters, the current partial government shutdown has now stretched into its 26th day and it is an example of this division.??????