Trump's approval hits a two-year high and surpasses his popular vote finish in 2016 despite accusation of disapproval, as 48 percent of Americans say he is doing a good job
- Trump's overall approval percentages are 48 percent in a Harvard-Harris poll
- That is his best result in 2 years and beats the 46.1 percent he received in 2016
- President's good points are highly dependent on the US economy
- 71% say the economy is strong; 61% approve of Trump's performance on jobs
- But only 37 percent say they will vote for him in 2020, which indicates a difficult road
New poll numbers give the White House a public boost, while Donald Trump traverses a storm of democratic demands for his political head.
Largely based on a solid labor market, the president receives positive figures from 48 percent of registered voters in one Harvard-Harris Poll survey.
That is a two-year high and better than the 46.2 percent of the votes he won across the country when he captured the White House in 2016.
Fifty-two percent of voters still say they disapprove of the president's performance. And only 37 percent said they would definitely or probably vote for Trump in 2020.
President Donald Trump, who is pictured on Thursday at the US Air Force Academy graduation, is studying at a two-year high, just as Democrats are publicly considering a move to accuse him
Donald Trump is the president of a robust economy with strong public support, but that does not generate the same enthusiasm about his re-election in 2020
An unnamed Democratic opponent received 42 percent support and 9 percent said they would support a third party.
But the robust job market of the US economy is sending the Harris opinion polls the same overall positive results as those collected by Rasmussen Reports, a traditional more Trump-friendly survey that also has its approval rating at 48 percent.
Trump's Council of Economic Advisors announced this month that the nation's unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 in April, the lowest number since the end of 1969.
The president's 48 percent approval comes largely from the strength of 71 percent of Americans who consider the economy strong and the 61 percent who believe that Trump is doing a good job on employment policy; Last month's US unemployment was the best in nearly 50 years
& # 39; The unemployment rate for adult women (20+) reached 3.1 percent in April, the lowest rate since 1953, & # 39; said the CEA. & # 39; The unemployment rate for Hispanics fell to 4.2 percent, the lowest rate since the series began in 1973. The unemployment rate for high school-only individuals dropped to 3.5 percent, which is the lowest rate since 2000. & # 39;
& # 39; The unemployment rate for people with disabilities fell to 6.3 percent in April, the lowest rate since the series started in 2008. In addition, the unemployment rate among veterans fell to 2.3 percent, the lowest rate since the start of the series in 2000. & # 39;
May unemployment rates are expected on Monday.
A record 62 percent of voters surveyed said they approve of Trump's handling of employment issues, and 59 percent approve of his economic performance in general.
No less than 71 percent said they believe the country's economy is strong.
Trump may have to dampen his optimism if public approval is not translated into election day elections: only 37 percent of Americans believe they will elect him in the polls in 2020
The number of jobs in April showed historically low unemployment for many American demographies, including blacks, Hispanics and non-graduates
The hill the newspaper first reported Harris Poll figures.
Trump & # 39; s warning signs contain a few indications that the number of jobs may not be enough to deliver him a second time to the White House.
A small majority of voters, 52 percent, say they disagree with the way he deals with immigration, the problem that brought more supporters to the polls in 2016 than any other.
And despite the positive economic outlook in which 51 percent of voters say it is heading in the right direction, only 39 percent of voters think the US is generally & # 39; on the right track & # 39; is.
An average of polls maintained by Real clear politics The president has generally polled at 43.1 percent approval.
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