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Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove.

The latest figures include 27% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 45% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -18. (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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President Trump during a campaign speech in Huntsville, Alabama, for Senator Luther Strange Friday night had some harsh words for NFL players who would not stand for the national anthem and owners who tolerated the behavior.  Yet at the start of Sunday’s games, many more players opted not to stand, eliciting boos from many fans.  The NFL season opened with its lowest viewer ratings in years, and 34% of American Adults say they are less likely to watch an NFL game because of the growing number of protests by players on the field

The apparent divisiveness in American society aside, voters have more faith today that the United States will remain the world’s top superpower.

While most voters support continued U.S. involvement in the United Nations, 75% say the “USA” chant at public events is not an expression of intolerance.   

Given problems with the current national health care law, should Congress and the president go through it piece by piece to make improvements, repeal the entire law and start over again, or leave the law as it is?  We’ll tell you at 10:30 a.m. what voters say, and how much they would be willing to pay in taxes to keep Obamacare as it is.

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With a barrage of back-to-back summer hurricanes in the Caribbean and southern Atlantic, 67% of American Adults think this year’s hurricane season is worse than in past years, and they give high marks to those providing news coverage of the storms for the past several weeks. 

The founder of Rolling Stone announced this week that he plans to sell the iconic music and counterculture magazine. Americans have mixed reviews of Rolling Stone , though they’re not reading magazines much these days, anyway.

See "What They Told Us" in surveys last week. 

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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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