Days: How Trump's Low Approval Ratings Compare to Past Presidents

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Sixty-seven percent of respondents said the Democratic Party was out of touch while 62% said the Republican Party was out of touch.

They have found that while 49.5 percent of the president's promises have yet to be addressed, 26.7 percent were in the works while 5.9 percent had already been fulfilled.

H.W. Brands, a history professor at the University of Texas at Austin, said Trump is learning that "the world is the way it is for a whole bunch of complicated reasons".

The drop mirrors what voters are feeling across the nation.

According to new reports, the president, who hasn't quite been in office for 100 days, is not at all happy about what several critics have to say about him.

Similar trends were seen on generational lines. Just yesterday, President Trump reached a particularly dismal milestone: his 42 percent approval rating at this stage of the presidency is considered the lowest since President Eisenhower in the 1950s. For comparison, the lowest net approval rating recorded by the same polling group for any president during mid-February of their first term in office was former President Bill Clinton in 1993 with an approval of 56 percent and disapproval of 25 percent. They did have a problem with one of his campaign promises - building a wall along the Mexican border. By contrast, Barack Obama had 64 percent support among his own voters from 2008 at this point in his administration (his overall reelection number was 52 percent).

"New polls out today are very good considering that much of the media is FAKE and nearly always negative". But blasting the media, and doing it on social media, is out of step with some voters, the Elon poll said.

The Elon Poll found 56 percent of North Carolina voters think Trump has been true to his pledges, even while almost 60 percent disagree with one of them - the plan to build a wall along the Mexican border.

Younger voters were more likely to disapprove of his tweets. Only 11 percent say they think Trump's use of Twitter is "mostly appropriate", versus 68 percent who say it's "mostly inappropriate".

Trying to unsuccessfully tackle repeal and replacement of Obamacare early on in his presidency might have cost Trump his honeymoon period - the early period in office when US presidents typically enjoy higher approval ratings. "It's not very meaningful".

EDITORS NOTE One in a series of stories assessing the first 100 days of Donald Trumps presidency.



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