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37% approve of Trump’s job performance: Poll

IANS | Washington |

Only 37 per cent Americans have said they approve of President Donald Trump's job performance, with 56 per cent saying that they do not, according to a new poll.

The Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday said the latest figures are lower than earlier this month, when 41 per cent said they were fans of his presidency, CNN reported.

Just four-in-10 voters said they thought Trump cares about average Americans compared to about 57 per cent of Americans who feels he does not.

The remaining 40 per cent respondents said he does care about average people marks a four-point drop from a similar poll in February.

Trump has spent his first months hamstrung by a series of events, such as his debunked insistence that Trump Tower was wiretapped by former President Barack Obama and the lengthy saga over campaign ties to Russia.

Quinnipiac also found that his approval rating on the economy now tilts negative for the first time in its polls — 48 per cent say they disapprove of how he has handled it, while 42 per cent approve.

The poll surveyed 1,056 voters between March 16-21 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.