The best part about this poll is the fact that it’s from before Trump’s state of the union address. That means his numbers could go even higher, based on the fact that so many people liked his SOTU speech.
Hot Air reported:
Monmouth Poll: Support For Trump And GOP Soars, Approval Of Tax Bill Now Even
This is pre-SOTU, by the way. It’s possible that he’s still on his way up, although SOTU bounces are infamously fleeting.
Do you realize that if he put his phone away and mastered the sporadic urge to act like a jackhole on Twitter, he might be north of 50 percent approval?
These aren’t the best numbers of his presidency but the *trend*, both for him and for the GOP, may be the most encouraging since he took office.
Pres. Trump’s job rating now stands at 42% approve and 50% disapprove. While his net rating continues to dwell in negative territory, this is an improvement from his December low of 32% approve and 56% disapprove. The current results mark a return to the ratings he received in the late summer and early fall of 2017. Positive signs for Trump include an uptick in public opinion that he has been successful in moving his agenda through Congress and increasing support for the recently enacted tax reform plan…
The news is even better than that excerpt suggests. The 42/50 split is among all adults; among registered voters, he’s at 44/48.
You won’t hear that on CNN or MSNBC!