Presidential job approval is a simple, yet powerful, measure of the public's view of the U.S. president's job performance at a particular point in time.
The approval ratings reported here are based on periodic multiday Gallup polls for Presidents Harry Truman through George W. Bush; weekly Gallup Daily tracking averages for President Barack Obama; weekly Gallup Daily tracking averages for President Donald Trump in 2017 and 2018; and periodic multiday Gallup polls for Trump starting in 2019. Learn more.
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