Trump’s approval has risen significantly among Latinos, since the beginning of the year and the government shutdown, according to a new poll.
Marist Poll: Trump’s Latino Support Jumps 19 Points
President Donald Trump’s approval rating among Latinos shot up nearly 20 points from December to January in a new poll.
Key results in the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll:
– 50 percent of Latinos support the job Trump is doing, a significant jump from the 31 percent who had the same answer in a December poll.
– Trump’s support among whites dropped from 50 percent to 40 percent, while his support among African-Americans fell from 19 percent to 11 percent.
Overall, Trump’s approval in the most recent poll is 39 percent, down from 42 percent in the previous poll.
The ongoing government shutdown began Dec. 22 after lawmakers could not agree on funding Trump’s border wall between the United States and Mexico.
The Daily Caller has more:
TRUMP: HISPANIC SUPPORT FOR ME IS GROWING BECAUSE THEY WANT BORDER SECURITY
President Donald Trump touted his growing support among Hispanic people, claiming the reason is because they know about border issues “better than anyone” and want security.
“Wow, just heard that my poll numbers with Hispanics has gone up 19%, to 50%,” Trump tweeted Sunday morning. “That is because they know the Border issue better than anyone, and they want Security, which can only be gotten with a Wall.”
Wow, just heard that my poll numbers with Hispanics has gone up 19%, to 50%. That is because they know the Border issue better than anyone, and they want Security, which can only be gotten with a Wall.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 20, 2019
You won’t hear this reported on MSNBC.