The Democrats were desperate this week to turn Trump into a “racist” over his tweets about the anti-American Democrat “squad.”
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll that was taken after the fake news that Trump posted “racist tweets” against the Democrats, finds that Trump’s approval rating actually went up.
This is despite the full-out effort by the Democrat press to smear Trump as a racist.
According to Reuters:
The national survey, conducted on Monday and Tuesday after Trump told the lawmakers they should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” showed his net approval among members of his Republican Party rose by 5 percentage points to 72%, compared with a similar poll that ran last week.
Granted he lost some support with Independents:
Among independents, about three out of 10 said they approved of Trump, down from four out of 10 a week ago. His net approval – the percentage who approve minus the percentage who disapprove – dropped by 2 points among Democrats in the poll.
Trump’s overall approval remained unchanged over the past week. According to the poll, 41% of the U.S. public said they approved of his performance in office, while 55% disapproved.
However, you can bet the loss he had with Independents will be erased as the 2020 campaign revs up.
(The Reuters/Ipsos poll was conducted online in English and gathered responses from 1,113 adults, including 478 Democrats and 406 Republicans in the United States. It has a credibility interval, a measure of precision, of 3 percentage points for the entire group and 5 points for Democrats or Republicans.)
The Reuters/Ipsos poll is not the only one finding support for the president rising slightly.
The latest Rasmussen daily Presidential Tracking Poll for this Wednesday shows that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-eight percent (48%) disapprove.
Rasmussen has frequently had Trump at a little less than 50 percent over the last few weeks.
That means Trump has a higher approval rating than Barack Obama did at the same time in his presidency.
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