Trump’s favourability improves but still low

Gallup reports:

’s favorable rating has improved from 34% to 42% after his election as president. While a majority in the U.S. still have an unfavorable view of him, his image is the best it has been since March 2011 when 43% viewed him positively.

His net favourability is -13% – lower than any other President-Elect. His highest has been +12% in 2005 when The Apprentice peaked. His lowest was -37% earlier this year.

The net favourability for recent president-elects has been:

  1. Barack Obama +41%
  2. George W Bush +23%
  3. Bill Clinton +23%
  4. Donald Trump – 13%

Comparing to GWB 82% of Republicans approve of Trump to 93% for GWB when he was President-Elect.  31% of Democrats approved of GWB and just 10% for Trump.

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