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Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove.

The latest figures for Trump include 31% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -11. (see trends).

Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily email update).

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Most Americans worry that France is losing the fight against radical Islamic terrorism and think the United States and the rest of the world should step up to help turn the tide.

Since January, confidence among U.S. voters that the United States and its allies are winning the war on terror has been at its highest levels in several years.

President Trump's signing of the “Buy American, Hire American” executive order was one of the most popular actions he's taken since taking office. It’s the topic for this week’s Rasmussen Minute. 

On Monday, Arkansas executed two death-row criminals in the nation’s first double execution since 2000. Americans in general still favor the death penalty, but they’re not convinced it actually helps deter crime.

Do voters still think the government plays favorites when it comes to awarding companies contracts? We’ll tell you at 10:30 a.m. EST.

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Voters support Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ proposal to designate the nationwide MS-13 criminal gang which has its roots in El Salvador as a terrorist organization.

With Earth Day just behind us and Arbor Day ahead, most voters think the environment in this country is doing well.

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Some readers wonder how we come up with our job approval ratings for the president since they often don’t show as dramatic a change as some other pollsters do. It depends on how you ask the question and whom you ask.

To get a sense of longer-term job approval trends for the president, Rasmussen Reports compiles our tracking data on a full month-by-month basis.

Rasmussen Reports has been a pioneer in the use of automated telephone polling techniques, but many other firms still utilize their own operator-assisted technology (see methodology).

Daily tracking results are collected via telephone surveys of 500 likely voters per night and reported on a three-day rolling average basis. To reach those who have abandoned traditional landline telephones, Rasmussen Reports uses an online survey tool to interview randomly selected participants from a demographically diverse panel. The margin of sampling error for the full sample of 1,500 Likely Voters is +/- 2.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Results are also compiled on a full-week basis and crosstabs for full-week results are available for Platinum Members.

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