In First Month, Views of Trump Are Already Strongly Felt, Deeply Polarized | Pew Research Center

Less than a month after Donald Trump took office, the public’s initial impressions of the new president are strongly felt, deeply polarized and far more n

Source: In First Month, Views of Trump Are Already Strongly Felt, Deeply Polarized | Pew Research Center

The only occasion when strong disapproval of George W. Bush was higher than for Trump currently was in December 2008, near the end of his presidency.

And while all presidents dating back to Ronald Reagan initially attracted at least modest support from the opposing party, Trump gets almost none. Just 8% of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents approve of his job performance – by far the lowest rating for any new president from the opposing party in more than three decades.

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