According to the latest Gallup poll, Trump’s approval rating has fallen to 37% since he took office in January, a new low.
A record low:
Poll numbers showed that 37% of Americans approve of the job the President is doing, 58% disapprove. Last week his approval rating stood at 45%
The poll was conducted via phone interviews with 1,500 people nationwide, the results have a 3% margin of error.
According to Gallup, Barack Obama, Trump’s predecessor, regularly polled approval ratings in the low 50s and throughout March 2016 his disapproval ratings were in the mid-40s.
Reasons for the drop:
This poll comes after Republicans presented their proposals to repeal and replace Obamacare. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the new health care plan could leave 24 million people uninsured by 2026.
It comes as well after Hawaii Federal Judge Derrick Watson issued a nationwide hold on the President’s revised travel ban.
Trump vowed to appeal the case to the Supreme Court, during a rally in Tennessee on Wednesday
Trump’s unsupported claims that Obama “wire tapped” Trump Tower earned him backlash from both Democrats and Republicans
On Monday, FBI Director James Comey will testify before the House Intelligence Committee Monday on Russian intelligence possibly interfering with the 2016 election.
Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said of Trump’s allegations: “Were there physical wiretaps of Trump Tower? No, there never was … The information we received Friday continues to lead us in that direction,”
He was referring to a classified report delivered to Congress by the Justice Department, on “Fox News Sunday.”