New poll: Majority disapproves of media's coverage of Trump

15 November, 2017, 12:50 | Author: Wade Massey
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The poll results were released on Tuesday and revealed that voters disapprove of President Donald Trump's performance 58 to 35 percent.

For Democrats, 91 percent disapprove.

The majority of American voters continue to disapprove of what the president is doing, at least according to a Quinnipiac University poll.

Today's approval rating compares to a 56 - 38 percent disapproval in an October 11 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. "#FakeNews likes to say we're in the 30's. Together, WE will MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!"

However, 54 percent said the trust the media to tell the truth about important issues more than Trump, while 34 percent said they trusted the president more.

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Trump, though, remains obsessed with polls, touting any that he feels shows his presidency in a positive light while dismissing all others as "fake".

Since President Donald Trump entered office, he has found himself in an ongoing battle with approval ratings.

However, Trump, in a Twitter comment, cited Monday's result from the Republican-leaning Rasmussen Reports, which showed him at a 53-46 negative standing and attacked mainstream national news outlets for citing the polls with his approval ratings in the 30-percent range.

"The ABC/Washington Post Poll, even though nearly 40% is not bad at this time, was just about the most inaccurate poll around election time!" It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

Similarly, the final Rasmussen poll conducted before the election showed Clinton with a 2-point lead over Trump - or almost the same margin by which she won the popular vote.

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