Trump's approval rating plunges to 70-year low

Trump's approval rating plunges to 70-year low

Trump's approval rating plunges to 70-year low

While Trump's tweets frequently spark controversy, both the President and the White House have defended his social media habits as a way for Trump to address Americans directly.

President Donald Trump leaves the 72nd US Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, New Jersey on July 15, 2017.

The vast majority of Republicans - 82 percent - said the Democrats just stand against Trump.

"After that came Trump's praise for Michael Caputo, his former campaign adviser who told CNN Friday that he "never once" discussed nor heard anyone mention Russian involvement" during the campaign.

After almost six months in office, U.S. President Donald Trump's approval rating has dipped to 36 percent, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released on Sunday.

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Trump didn't seem that concerned about the poll results on Sunday, taking to Twitter to question the credibility of the survey while also noting that "almost 40% is not bad at this time".

The fresh poll indicated the overall approval rating for Trump has dropped to 36 percent from 42 percent since April, the lowest for any president in polling history since Harry Truman at the six-month mark. Forty-eight percent believe America's role as a world leader has grown worse under the Trump administration; 66 percent don't trust him to negotiate with world leaders.

Trump on Sunday dismissed the Washington Post/ABC News poll, tweeting that it "was just about the most inaccurate poll around election time" - which was inaccurate.

Only 36 per cent of Americans approve of the job Mr Trump is doing, according to a new Washington Post and ABC poll conducted between Tuesday and Thursday last week.

The 45th president has used Twitter to carry on his battles, lately with Hillary Clinton and even Chelsea Clinton.

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Sixty-three percent of Americans polled thought Donald Trump Jr.'s June 2016 meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer was inappropriate, according to ABC News.

While 58 percent said they're moving closer to realizing their own career and financial aspirations, 55 percent view Trump unfavorably. Nearly half of all Republicans, however, said the meeting was appropriate.

The poll was conducted among 1,001 respondents between July 10 and 13.

His approval rating is down 6 percentage points since a poll taken 100 days into his presidency.

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