MAMOSA Report — The latest polls this week found Americans’ feelings about the president Donald Trump had mostly held steady or dipped slightly.
YouGov/The Economist released polls results Wednesday, showing US President Donald Trump’s approval rating at 43 percent, which is about where it’s hovered for a while now.
The survey polled 1,500 adults from April 29 through May 2.
The latest Gallup Poll from about that time pegged Trump’s overall job approval at just 42 percent — 54% say Trump has not made progress to change Washington. and 40% believe he has made progress.
Trump promised in his campaign to change the way Washington works.
Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as president. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points.
Data-focused website FiveThirtyEight regularly tracks Trump’s approval through a weighted average. Friday afternoon, that average stood at 42.3 percent, which is about where it had been all week.
Meanwhile, the latest daily tracking survey from Rasmussen Reports—which has been criticized as conservative-leaning in the past—found Trump’s approval among likely voters stood at 46 percent Friday, with 54 percent disapproving.
Rasmussen calculates its approval rating using a rolling average over three days, speaking with 1,500 likely voters in total either in a telephone interview or online. The full sample has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points.