Trump Approval Rating Relatively Unchanged In Wake Of Capitol Rioting: Nbc News Poll


A poll released by NBC News Sunday morning found that President Trump’s approval rating has remained relatively unchanged in the wake of deadly rioting by his supporters at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.

The new poll found that 43 percent of voters gave Trump a positive job approval rating, a result consistent with polling as recently as just before the November election. More than half of those surveyed — 55 percent — disapproved of Trump’s performance in office, however.

An overwhelming majority of Republicans — 87 percent — approved of Trump, a small drop from the 89 percent that said the same before the November election. Five percent of Democrats said in the new poll they approved of Trump as did 44 percent of independents.

Just five percent of Republicans who voted for Trump told pollsters they now regretted casting their ballots for him while two-thirds said their feelings had not changed.

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