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.
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.
2/9/18: 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.
4/4/18: Rasmussen Presidential Tracking poll shows a 51% approval rating President Trump’s performance.
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.
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