Trump touts approval rating from conservative pollster

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And indeed, according to FiveThirtyEight which aggregates approval rating polls, the Rasmussen number is now the largest outlier, rating Trump at least two points higher than every other poll.

While we take every mainstream media poll with a grain of salt, this survey's cross tabs bear out the contention that Trump's improved standing is the result of stronger support among those who backed his populist insurgency last fall.

The poll finds 40 percent of voters approve of the job Trump is doing, down from 45 percent last month.

"They want to see action", Greenberg said.

The President embarked on his globetrotting under a cloud of controversial reports regarding the probe into his campaign's potential Russian Federation ties and the fallout from his firing FBI Director James Comey, news of which rocked Washington earlier this month.

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The RealClearPolitics polling average, which includes Rasmussen, shows the president with 39.9 percent approval and 54.1 percent disapproval.

Most voters also said they were nervous (53 percent) and not excited (59 percent) about the future of the country, in general, and pluralities said they were feeling anxious and not optimistic. Eighty-four percent of Republicans now said they approved of the job he was doing, compared to 89 percent who said they approved during the week following his inauguration.

The poll finds Trump's continued slide is at least partly the result of strong concern over whether Russian Federation interfered with the November elections.

Voters disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of health care by large margin - 62% to 32% - and half of them think he should not support the repeal effort. In addition, a majority opposes the Republican plan to replace Obamacare.

A majority also said they don't believe the president's claim that Comey told him three different times that he was not under investigation.

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