Trump Approval Lower Than U.S. Mood Might Predict

President Donald Trump’s 38% job approval rating in Gallup’s latest weekly average is well below what would be expected based on the relationship between job approval and Americans’ views of the economy and their level of satisfaction with the direction of the country for recent presidents. A Gallup analysis of these relationships finds Trump’s approval rating is nine to 14 percentage points lower than the predicted values. CONT.

Lydia Saad, Gallup