President’s Approval Rating Falls

The latest numbers suggest the surge in job approval ratings that presidents tend to enjoy during a crisis was modest and short-lived for Trump. New polls this week by Quinnipiac, Reuters, and CNN all find disapproval of Trump’s handling of the coronavirus rising to a majority of Americans.

Trump trails Biden 44 percent to 48 percent in a trial heat, a margin statistically unchanged from last month’s Monmouth poll. Other surveys have shown Trump trailing his Democratic rival by wider margins.

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