Trump approval rating at 50 percent, president responds


The poll revealed that 39 percent of likely American voters "strongly disapprove" of the way Trump is performing, while 35 percent "strongly approve" of the job he is doing.

The President's approval rating rose to 51% among likely American voters Monday; edging upwards despite weeks of negative media coverage surrounding the Russian Federation investigation and Trump's personal lawyer.

As the economy continues to improve, so do President Trump's approval numbers.

The NBC/WSJ poll also follows a recent survey from NBC News/Survey Monkey that showed the president's approval rating had dipped in previous Trump stronghold the South, however, another poll released on Sunday by ABC News/Washington Post had the president's approval rating at 40 percent.

In its Monday release, Rasmussen took a shot at former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey for claiming in his new book that polls in October 2016 showed Hillary Clinton was more likely to win the presidency.

Of the majority of Americans that live in rural parts of the country, 59 percent also approve of Trump's performance.

Kim has apologized for the controversy but insists that no favors were given to the institutions that paid for the trips.

The main opposition Liberty Korea Party scored 21.9 percent, up 1.1 percentage points, while the ratings for the Bareunmirae Party, Justice Party and Party for Democracy and Peace were tallied at 5.7 percent, 4.2 percent and 3.3 percent, respectively. He has 53 percent approval among white respondents, with 79 percent disapproval from minorities.