Approval Rating

AD: Presidential Approval Ratings


Despite unprecedented negative coverage by the media against President Trump in which several studies show him getting 90% negative coverage, Trump's approval rating continues to be the same, or even better, than President Obama's at the same point in their presidencies.


Note: Ramussen was the ONLY pollster that accurately predicted Trump's victory over Hillary in the 2016 Presidential election. 


12/28/17: Rasmussen came out with a poll showing Trump at a 46% approval rating with a 53% disapproval rating. The same exact numbers that President Obama had on same date of the end of his first year in presidency.


2/2/18: Rasmussen new poll shows Trump's approval rating at  49%.


2/7/18: President Trump’s approval rating tops Barack Obama by 4 points at the same time of his Presidency as Rasmussen's latest poll shows Trump's job performance approval rating at 48%.


​2/9/18: The Rasmussen Reports daily poll shows a 49% approval rating on President Trump’s job performance. 


2/27/18: President Donald Trump’s approval rating is now higher than former President Barack Obama’s at this point in his presidency. 50% of likely voters in the United States approved of Trump’s job performance, according to the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll. On this date during year two of Obama’s first term, 43% of likely voters approved of how the president was performing, the same poll found.


4/2/18: President Trump's approval rating hits 50%. Four points higher than President Obama's approval rating at this time in his presidency.


4/4/18: Rasmussen Presidential Tracking poll shows a 51% approval rating President Trump’s performance. 


4/16/18: Trump's approval rating remains at 51%.


5/4/18: Trump's approval rating remains at 51%


6/13/18: According to the latest FOX News poll President Donald Trump has a better rating than Presidents Obama and Reagan at the same point in their presidencies.


​6/20/18: Trump's approval rating just reached its highest level yet. His approval rating reached an all-time high of 45% in the Gallup weekly tracking poll.


​6/25/18: Both a Gallup poll and the RealClearPolitics average of polls put Trump around a 45% approval rating. That's just 1 point lower than President Barack Obama polled at this point in his presidency.


6/30/18:  Trump’s approval ratings with Hispanics jumped ten points, according to the latest Harvard CAPS/Harris poll


7/5/18: President Trump’s approval rating on his second Independence Day is at 48%. On Barack Obama’s second Independence Day — despite a fawning media — his approval rating was only at 45% .


7/13/18: A Pew Research poll showed Trump is as popular as Obama was in the middle of his first presidential term.

President Trump's grade on his approval rating

President Trump's grade on his approval rating