President Donald Trump’s job approval number in the latest Rasmussen polling jumped to 52 percent approve and 46 percent disapprove on Wednesday.
This is his best overall showing in about a year.
While Rasmussen had Trump at 52 percent approval last week, his disapproval rating was up to 48 and 49 percent. This put him above water by only three or four points.
Today’s poll put him above water by six points. A good faith search of the poll’s history shows this is the best disapproval number for Trump yet.
In this same poll, on this same point in his failed presidency, Barack Obama had just a 50 percent approval rating.
The Rasmussen poll is not alone in showing a strong rebound for the president. In the RealClearPolitics poll of polls, Trump sits at 45.1 percent average approval and 53.7 percent disapproval. Two months ago, his approval number had cratered