Trump's approval rating drops to only 36 percent amid the consequences of the anonymous editorial

President Donald Trump has seen his number of polls drop since The New York Times published an op-ed piece filled with cruel internal criticism and excerpts from an anti-Trump book by journalist Bob Woodward on the Internet.

President Donald Trump's approval rating has been reduced to only 36 percent, according to a CNN survey, a drop of 6 points in the last month.

Other surveys in the field this month rate Trump's approval between 38 and 48 percent.

But the CNN number is the lowest in any national survey since the beginning of February.

A section of the network's survey report goes further, rounding the president's approval rating to an anemic 35 percent.

As in most surveys that measure Trump's work in the Oval office, Republicans give him much better figures than Democrats.

Eighty-two percent of the GOP approves it, compared to only 7 percent of Democrats.

But among the self-identified "independents" who are not aligned with any of the main parties, Trump's actions in the CNN poll are quickly fading.

President Donald Trump has seen his number of polls drop since The New York Times published an op-ed piece filled with cruel internal criticism and excerpts from an anti-Trump book by journalist Bob Woodward on the Internet.

President Donald Trump has seen his number of polls drop since The New York Times published an op-ed piece filled with cruel internal criticism and excerpts from an anti-Trump book by journalist Bob Woodward on the Internet.

CNN pollsters found that only 36 percent of American adults approve of Trump's job performance, a number that has been reduced by 31 percent with independents.

CNN pollsters found that only 36 percent of American adults approve of Trump's job performance, a number that has been reduced by 31 percent with independents.

CNN pollsters found that only 36 percent of American adults approve of Trump's job performance, a number that has been reduced by 31 percent with independents.

A month ago, 47 percent of independents gave positive assent, a better than average performance among the contingent of convincing Americans who can win an election.

This month, only 31 percent answered yes to the president, a new minimum for the CNN measuring device.

The survey was active from September 6 to 9, the three days immediately following the publication of an anonymous anti-Trump essay in The New York Times.

Nearly 20 million people have read the opinion piece online, according to the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University.

It was written by a person who claims to be a senior administration official who is part of a resistance behind the scenes determined to save the country and the president from his own worst impulses.

The result has been a public relations nightmare for Trump White House: according to a Quinnipiac poll published hours before CNN, 55 percent of US voters believed it.

The White House has called the anonymous writer & # 39; gutless & # 39; and & # 39; a coward & # 39; for refusing to put his name on the demolition of 957 words.

And a majority of 58 percent of adults in the CNN survey say that the author should come out of the shadows.

The first reports of a book by journalist Bob Woodward, titled "Fear," which will also hit bookstores on Tuesday, also contributed to Trump's opinion poll over the weekend.

The 420-page volume paints the president as impulsive, reckless and uninspiring, qualities that will probably bleed polls into stagnation if the public believes it's true.

Three current and former officials of the Trump administration have already disputed the first accounts of the book that called Trump an "idiot" with an understanding of the "fifth or sixth grade" geopolitics that would end up in an "orange monkey" in prison if he accepted to be interviewed by Special Advisor Robert Mueller.

The White House declined on Monday to publish a list of what it says are a lot of errors in & # 39; Fear & # 39 ;.

Trump called Woodward & # 39; a liar & # 39; in a tweet on Monday morning.

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