Gallup's presidential job approval rating is an enduring staple of political assessment. Where does President Donald Trump's approval rating stand after five quarters in office? How does partisanship affect Americans' views of the president's performance? And how do his job approval ratings compare with previous presidents? Gallup Senior Editor Jeff Jones breaks down the Gallup trend spanning many decades. Later, find out what percentage of Americans have money in the stock market. Is this figure up or down from prior years?
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Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as president. Weekly results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults, with a margin of error is ±3 percentage points.
President Donald Trump averaged 39.1% job approval during his fifth quarter in office, up slightly from the prior two quarters, but still well below those of his predecessors.
The proportion of Americans who view Donald Trump favorably (38%) has dropped below 40% for the first time in his presidency.