Trump’s Near-Record Low Approval Rating

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Trump's Near-Record Low Approval Rating

by Stephen Lendman

He's his own worst enemy, stacking his administration with neocons, generals and billionaires, filling the swamp he pledged to drain to overflowing, pursuing a hugely destructive domestic and geopolitical agenda.

According to Quinnipiac University's poll released Wednesday (conducted from May 4 – 9 with a 3% margin of error, not factoring in what if any effect Comey's sacking had), his approval rating slumped to 36% – barely above its record-low 35% last month.

In mid-April, he was at 40%. Currently 58% of respondents surveyed rate his tenure so far "mainly a failure," expressing "deepening concerns about his honesty, intelligence, and level-headedness." Only 38% say he's successful.

According to Quinnipiac's polling director Tim Malloy, "(t)here is no way to spin or sugarcoat these sagging numbers. (They're) red flags that the administratio
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