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Polls find Trump losing steam on promises, working with Congress

Polls find Trump losing steam on promises, working with Congress

The Gallup survey of 1,019 adults was conducted April 5th through 9th and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

A new poll from Gallup released early Monday finds that a majority of Americans no longer view Trump as keeping his promises, with poll numbers on that question falling from 62 percent in February to 45 percent in early April, a stunning 17 percentage point tumble. So did the number of people who think he can "bring about changes this country needs", which also fell seven percentage points to 46 per cent.

Still, the drop is higher among groups of voters who disapprove of Trump than his supporters, with the largest drops among women, Democrats and 18-to-34-year-olds.

According to the poll, only 37% of Americans approved of Trump's actions in office, just a few weeks ago.

Trump has also been somewhat re-branded as a wartime president after he launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syrian government air bases.

More news: Trump tweets on tax returns

United States President Donald Trump has shared a report of Rasmussen poll showing his approval rating at 50 percent.

"Trump's drop in these poll numbers come after he has reversed many of his controversial positions to a more centrist Republican standard, including saying North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ‶is no longer obsolete" after hammering the U.S.'s eastern European bulwark alliance against Russian Federation throughout his 2016 presidential campaign, according to the New York Daily News.

Data-focused website FiveThirtyEight tracks Trump's approval by aggregating and weighting polls. Eighty-one percent of Republicans still believe Trump keeps his promises, down from 92 percent in February.

The survey detailed the public's declining faith in the president's performance, with people less likely to view him as a "strong and decisive leader" or as "honest and trustworthy".

The president has also lost ground on five other characteristics.

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