In our recent nationwide online survey of 1,300 likely US voters, conducted from August 4 to August 7, 2017, Zogby Analytics analyzed voters' attitudes regarding President Donald Trump's approval/disapproval rating. The margin of error for this survey was +/- 2.7 percentage points. The following percentages represent numbers combined among strongly and somewhat attributes for President Trump's approval/disapproval rating.
The President's approval rating has rebounded somewhat since our July poll. Following a series of disastrous weeks, Trump's approval numbers have moved up slightly, especially among his base and a few other sub-groups not known for their support of the president. On the heels of replacing key White House personnel, Trumps looks for a reset after 200 rather chaotic days in office. Recently, President Trump has talked tough to North Korea and has supported sanctions against the nuclear dictatorship, while also trying to reign in leaks coming out the White House. As President Trump embarks on his first vacation for the next seventeen days, he still has many battles to fight and he is in desperate need of a victory both at home and abroad.
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President Trump's overall approval is at 45%, while 51% of likely voters disapprove of his job as president and 5% are not sure. The president's numbers are stronger with men at 49% approval/48% disapproval, while they are weaker among women voters-40% approval/53% disapproval. The president's approval rating improved a little among women in our August poll.
As we have seen over the last year, President Trump does well with voters over the age of 50 and not so great with voters under the age of 50. Among Millennials age 18-29, the president receives 34% approval/56% disapproval; voters age 30-49 give the president 45% approval/52% disapproval. Voters age 50-64 give Trump a 48% approval/ 47% disapproval and voters age 65+ rate...
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