Why Trump’s Poll Numbers Matter for the 2018 Midterms

In the last 12 hours, CNN and CBS have released polls showing President Trump’s job-approval rating below 40 percent — 38 percent for CNN, and 36 percent for CBS.

Here’s why those numbers matter as we get closer to the 2018 midterms: There’s a direct correlation between a president’s approval numbers and the number of seats his party loses in his first midterm election. CONT.

Chuck Todd, Mark Murray & Carrie Dann, NBC News