Published: Mon, July 17, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

'Inappropriate' and 'Insulting.' Most Americans Disapprove of Trump's Twitter Use

'Inappropriate' and 'Insulting.' Most Americans Disapprove of Trump's Twitter Use

Overall, 48 percent now say they "strongly disapprove" of Trump, a level never reached by former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, and only by George W. Bush in his second term.

The only other president whose approval ratings were nearly as bad six months into his tenure was Gerald Ford, who stood at 39 percent in February 1975, Newsweek said.

- 27 percent think "America's leadership in the world has gotten stronger" under Trump.

Sixty-three per cent of Americans felt a meeting between the President's son Donald Trump Jr and a Russian lawyer who claimed to have damaging information about Hillary Clinton was "inappropriate".

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An interceptor based in Alaska shot down an intermediate-range target launched over the Pacific Ocean north of Hawaii. In the middle of the meeting, Trump declared in a short statement outside of his residence that a cooperative U.S.


A Fordham University analysis found the two most inaccurate polls the week before the election actually came from NBC and the Los Angeles Times.

Also contributing to Trump's low approval ratings: 52 percent said they believed Trump, who fired FBI Director James Comey and declared the investigation a "witch hunt", was interfering with the probe, while 37 percent said he was cooperating. Two thirds said they do not trust Trump to negotiate with other world leaders on the U.S. behalf.

Trump didn't seem that concerned about the poll results on Sunday, taking to Twitter to question the credibility of the survey while also noting that "almost 40% is not bad at this time".

Among Republicans, 38 percent of those polled said Trump's conduct has been unpresidential, a view shared by 48 percent of white evangelical protestants reached by the poll and 55 percent of white men without a college degree who responded to it.

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Sixty percent said they believe Russian Federation tried to influence the 2016 presidential election, up four points from April. "Almost 40 percent is not bad at this time", he tweeted.

And in another recent poll that just looked at counties that voted for Trump, he sits at a 50 percent approval rating. Among Democrats, eight in ten believe Russian Federation attempted to influence the election and more than six in ten think members of Trump's team attempted to aid their efforts.

However, Trump polled better on the economy, with 43% approving of how the president is handling the economy, and a further 41% disapproving of his performance on the economy. Meanwhile, only 59 per cent of Republicans back their party's proposal, though only 11 per cent say they prefer Obamacare. "If Trump's at 36% approve/58% disapprove, with 32% approval among independents, GOP won't hold the House", Bill Kristol, a Republican pundit and editor-at-large of The Weekly Standard conservative news magazine tweeted on Sunday.

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He is at home with his family and, "on the advice of his doctors", will be recovering in Arizona this week, a spokeswoman said. Paul's reasons for opposing the bill are very different from Collins'; he says it retains too much of the Affordable Care Act.


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