Trump’s job approval hits all-time high
Multiple polls show Trump hitting highest job approval rating on record – just weeks after he was acquitted in Senate impeachment vote.
President Donald Trump’s job approval rating hit an all-time high Thursday, just two weeks after the impeachment proceedings against him were ended with the US Senate voting to acquit on both articles of impeachment.
According to the RealClearPolitics rolling average of polls, President Trump’s average job approval rating hit 46.0% on Thursday – the highest level ever recorded – while his average disapproval rating fell to 50.9%, for a net approval rating of minus 4.9 points.
Trump’s job approval rating hit 46.0% according to the RCP average shortly after he was sworn into office, but has remained below that level since early February 2017.
That’s slightly below President Barack Obama’s job approval rating at this point in his first term – February 21st 2012 – when Obama enjoyed a 48.6% job approval rating according to the RCP average, compared to a 46.8% average disapproval rating.
Several individual polls gave Trump his highest approval rating this week, including Gallup, which showed him with 49% of all Americans approving of Trump’s job performance.