Americans Are Feeling Great Again - but it's not because of Trump

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The poll said Trump's job approval is the lowest rating of any of his predecessors after their first six months into U.S. presidency.

Of those, 29 percent "strongly approve", while of the 46 percent who disapprove, 35 percent do so "strongly". The president who came closest to that mark was Gerald Ford, who saw a 39 percent approval rating six months into his term.

Respondents also seem to hold a more negative view of Trump's capabilities on the world stage, with just 27% saying America's global leadership has gotten strong since he took office, while 48% believe it has gotten weaker.

The poll released Sunday shows Trump's slump has been driven by several factors: his stalled agenda, particularly when it comes to health care; his temperament, particularly on the global stage; and his inability to contain the fallout over the ongoing investigations into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation, led by the latest firestorm surrounding of his son's pre-election meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer.

Americans rate Trump lower on personality than on issues by six points.

US President Donald Trump, fresh from a political holiday in Paris, went back on the offensive as a new poll showed his popularity dropping amid doubts about Russian election meddling and deepening frustrations over stalled healthcare legislation.

President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in.

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Start off with the 36 percent of Americans who approve of Trump.

A fresh Washington Post-ABC News poll underscores the softness of Trump's support as he prepares to mark six months in the White House on Thursday.

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 8, 2015.

Trump's overall approval rating was down from 42 percent in April.

Most participants (55 percent) thought Trump's G20 summit visit was not sucessful.

His failed election promise to "immediately" repeal and replace Obamacare has also hurt Mr Trump, with 50 per cent of Americans indicating they prefer the current health care law over the Republican replacement. That's not to say Americans are feeling positive about the Democratic Party. Specific to county type: 342 adults were surveyed in "flip" counties with a 5.3 margin or error, while just 258 adults were polled in "surge" counties with a 6.1 percentage margin of error.

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