President Trump’s Approval Rating Higher Than Obama’s At Same Point In Presidency


President Trump may get dissed by mainstream media and his name slung through the mud by the majority of news outlets, but despite that, he’s still WAY more popular than Barack Obama was with the American people.

In fact, recent polls show that President Trump’s approval rating has surpassed Obama’s at the same point in his presidency!

The left may try to hide the truth with story after story putting our president in a negative light, but the reality is that America loves President Trump!

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Newsweek has more specific details into Trump's approval rating and how it compares to Obama's at the same point in his presidency:

President Donald Trump's job approval rating this week averaged across major polls surpassed that of his predecessor President Barack Obama at the same time eight years ago, giving some actual good news to Trump who is known to cite only conservative-leaning polls to bolster his image.

Trump's approval rating on Wednesday was 44.3 percent, according to a Real Clear Politics average of more than a half-dozen major polls. That is higher than Obama's average approval rating of 43.9 percent on September 18, 2011, by the same measure.

The 45th president's average approval rating surpassed that of his predecessor on Monday and stayed on top for the next two days. Trump's average approval rating on Monday was 44.1 percent compared to Obama's 43.9 percent on September 16, 2011, and 44 percent on Tuesday compared to Obama's 43.8 percent on September 17, 2011.

Here is a seven-day look at average approval ratings for Trump in 2019 and Obama in 2011:

  • September 18: Trump 44.3 percent vs. Obama 43.9 percent
  • September 17: Trump 44 percent vs. Obama 43.8 percent
  • September 16: Trump 44.1 percent vs. Obama 43.9 percent
  • September 15: Trump 43.9 percent vs. Obama 44 percent
  • September 14: Trump 43.8 percent vs. Obama 44 percent
  • September 13: Trump 43.3 percent vs. Obama 43.9 percent
  • September 12: Trump 43.4 percent vs. Obama 43.7 percent
  • September 11: Trump 43.1 percent vs. Obama 43.3 percent

The Daily Caller also said:

President Donald Trump now has a higher approval rating than former president Barack Obama had during the same time in his presidency.

 

“Trump’s approval rating on Wednesday was 44.3 percent, according to a Real Clear Politics average of more than a half-dozen major polls, as reported by Newsweek. That is higher than Obama’s average approval rating of 43.9 percent on September 18, 2011, by the same measure.”

 

Trump’s approval rating has bounced around over his presidency, with some polls placing his lows in the high 30 percent range, and others placing his high marks as high as the 50 percent range.

2020, here we come!

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