Poll: Trump approval ratings slump amid Texas trip – AOL
“HISTORIC rainfall in Houston, and all over Texas. Floods are unprecedented, and more rain coming. Spirit of the people is incredible. Thanks!”
Tweeting several times over the weekend, anyone who follows President Trump on social media recognized the commander in chief as tuned into Hurricane Harvey’s continued, devastating impact.
And yet, despite robust messaging surrounding the unprecedented hurricane’s destruction in Texas, new polling suggests Trump may not weather the blow to presidential approval ratings that natural disasters often catalyze.
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As of Monday, Trump’s approval rating stands at 35 percent with Gallup and 42 percent with Rasmussen. Trump’s 35 percent approval rating is his lowest favorable ranking with Gallup in the month of August, despite daily dips to 34 percent on August 24 and August 18.