While it's hard to peg an increase in the president's approval rating to any specific event, some news items over the last few months may have helped boost Mr. Trump. Two-thirds of American voters overall give a resounding "no" to that question -- but Republican voters are roughly evenly split.
Additionally, 48 percent of Americans polled credit Trump with the state of the economy, while 41 percent say Obama deserves more credit.
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed by Trump's Justice Department in May, soon after the president fired then-FBI Director James Comey, who told congressional committees that his termination was an act of retaliation for refusing Tump's orders to end an investigation into a former campaign and administration official, Michael Flynn. But ask GOP voters, and it's the polar opposite.
Joaquin Phoenix Could Be The New Joker Joaquin Phoenix is apparently in talks to play the Joker in a standalone movie helmed by The Hangover's Todd Phillips . Phoenix has been nominated for two Best Actor Oscars for his work in 2013's The Master and 2006's Walk the Line .
Trump threatens shutdown over immigration overhauls The bill removes automatic spending cuts - known as sequestration caps - for both defense and nondefense programs. News of the agreement comes ahead of the potential government shutdown at the end of Thursday.
Unable to fire Mueller, Trump launched a smear campaign against the Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ. alleging widespread anti-Trump sentiment in the top law enforcement agencies, which traditionally have been considered widely Republican.
Voters are divided on whether Trump is a racist: 49 percent say he is; 46 percent say he is not.
Today, according to the same aggregator, Mr. Trump's average approval rating is 42.4 percent, and his average disapproval rating is 53.8 percent - a net negative of just 11.4 percent. The margin for sampling error is ±3.3 percent points among all voters; it is larger for subgroups. Still, 62% think the plan mostly helps the wealthy, a number almost unchanged since November.Favorable views of the Republican Party are up from 24% before tax reform passed to 32% now, though a majority of voters, 51%, still view the governing party unfavorably.This was conducted February 2-5, 2018, among 1,333 registered voters.
85 percent of Republicans say he is not a racist, while 84 percent of Democrats say he is.
Cavs Trade Wade To Miami, Overhaul Roster
Cleveland made a series of trades Thursday to reshape its roster, and James took to Instagram to say goodbye to his close friend. Nightlife Brewing in Miami has brewed a Wade County IPA in honor of the guard's return to the Miami Heat .
Led Coalition Forces Strike 'Syrian Pro-Regime' Forces
The initial attack happened eight kilometers, or roughly five miles, east of the de-confliction line on the Euphrates River. The United States maintains about 2,000 troop in Syria, mostly working with the estimated 50,000 Syrian Democratic Forces.
Florida woman: Airline told me to flush pet hamster
She told the newspaper she cried in a restroom stall for 10 minutes after feeling that she had no choice but to flush Pebbles . Goodman will represent Aldecosea should she decide to follow through with a lawsuit. "She [Pebbles] was scared".
IOS 11.2 Beta Update Brings New Battery Health Feature
Some users have also reported that, with the new beta version, they've actually had a few gigabytes of storage returned to them. Barclays analysts believe that the battery replacement program could affect iPhone sales and the average price of iPhones .