Republican support for Trump rises after tweets attacking congresswomen: Reuters/Ipsos poll

CNBC | 7/17/2019 | Staff
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Among independents, about three out of 10 said they approved of Trump, down from four out of 10 a week ago. His net approval — the percentage who approve minus the percentage who disapprove — dropped by 2 points among Democrats in the poll.

Trump’s overall approval remained unchanged over the past week. According to the poll, 41% of the U.S. public said they approved of his performance in office, while 55% disapproved.

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The results showed strong Republican backing for Trump as the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Tuesday, largely along party lines, to condemn him for “racist comments” against the four Democratic lawmakers.

All four U.S. representatives — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan — are U.S. citizens. Three were born in the United States.

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The public response to Trump’s statements appeared to be a little better for him than in 2017, after the president said there were “very fine people” on both sides of a...
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