But the same poll, conducted by Rasmussen Reports, shows 53 percent disapprove.
Fifty-three percent of voters say the media focuses too much on negative stories about Trump compared to 42 percent who say they do not, but 57 percent say they do not believe the stories are made up compared to 39 percent who do.
His disapproval rating just last month was 56 to 38 percent.
The majority of American voters continue to disapprove of what the president is doing, at least according to a Quinnipiac University poll.
"Must feel like Groundhog Day in Trumpland", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.
President Trump is leaving the Philippines and returning to the United States today after a 12-day visit to East and Southeast Asia to discuss trade and North Korean nuclear aggression with the region's Pacific Rim leaders, and as three US aircraft carrier groups complete maneuvers in the area.
Independent voters, a key voting bloc, disapprove of President Trump 63 - 31 percent. "Ominously, there is creeping slippage in the base".
President Trump's approval rating sank to a near-record low, and voters by a 3-to-1 margin said Alabama GOP senate candidate Roy Moore should step down after allegations that he sexually harassed and abused minors, a new poll said Tuesday.
However for Republicans, 80 percent approve with 11 percent disapproving.
"The president may have accomplished something in Asia: 36 percent of American voters say North Korea poses an immediate threat to the USA, down from 48 percent one month ago".