Published: Tue, June 13, 2017
Entertaiment | By Lawrence Myers

Post-Comey Hearing, Trump's Approval Ratings in the Gutter

Post-Comey Hearing, Trump's Approval Ratings in the Gutter

President Trump's disapproval rating continues to climb.

Results for the poll are based on telephone interviews with 3,552 adults conducted June 5-11.

The president may have been hurt by the testimony of fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and his decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord, Gallup said.

Hot and humid with a t-storm in some places this afternoon
No more 90s - high temps will be limited to around 80 degrees for inland New Jersey, and the mid 70s along the coast. Afternoon highs stay in the 90s with winds out of the south allowing more warmth and humidity to roll into the area.

Some 83% of Republicans approve of the job Trump is doing, but that's below his predecessors.

In the 144 days since President Donald Trump took office, his approval rating has gone from historically low for an incoming president to worse.

Among independents, his approval is 31%, five points lower than his average among that group.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in open hearing about Russian Federation
The Justice Department says Sessions looks forward to answering the committees questions. But intelligence committee members at first were unaware of a planned hearing.

Donald Trump's freakish cabinet meeting Monday in which members heaped praise upon him comes on a day the president's ego may need a bit of stroking.

Thanks in part to Gallup's daily tracking poll, which over the weekend pegged Trump's job approval rating at a low 36 percent, the RCP average shows the president with a 38.6 percent approval - a record low for this metric.

Trump's approval ratings have bounced back from previous low points to levels above 40%, but this time Trump seems to be in a more sustained slump, with his rating averaging below 40% for four of the past five weeks. He previously hit that net rating in late March, when his approval rating was at its record low of 35%.

Trump "100%" willing to testify under oath
When asked about Comey's claim about the pledge of loyalty, Trump said, "I'm not going to say , I want you to pledge allegiance". Kasowitz also maintained that the testimony made clear that Trump "never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr.

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