Trump Dips Below Obama's Worst Approval Rating

Majority think Trump administration is running chaotically

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That's a 7-point swing in Democrats' direction since last week, when voters were split at 40 percent for each party.

The Quinnipiac poll results also showed that a majority - 54 percent - of American voters say they are embarrassed rather than proud that Trump is their president. During that time span, Trump dismissed both his chief of staff, Reince Priebus, and his communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, while the Senate rejected a Trump-supported effort to repeal the national health care act signed into law seven years ago by former President Barack Obama.

And while it's generally true that it's best not to focus too heavily on any individual poll, FiveThirtyEight found this week that Trump's average approval rating across all polling reached an all-time low, while his disapproval reaching an all-time high.

But the Quinnipiac poll wasn't the only ones showing the startling figures. In late June, 84% of Republicans approved of Trump's performance - now, 76% of Republicans say the same. On these numbers, 46 percent approve of his handling of terrorism, but 47 percent disapprove, leaving him yet again in the red, although only slightly. The new poll, however, shows that 69 percent of voters think he should stop tweeting from his personal account.

Since those polls from over two months ago, the numbers have continued to worsen.

In its daily presidential tracking poll, the president earned a 38 percent approval rating.

The poll was conducted between July 27 and August 1, included 1,125 voters.

The poll was conducted from Thursday till Saturday, which was before Anthony Scaramucci was sacked as White House communications director and was already in the field when Reince Priebus left the chief of staff position.

Last week, President Donald Trump sparked outrage when he announced via Twitter that transgender troops would no longer be allowed to serve in the military, citing high medical costs as the explanation. Fifty percent of that key voting bloc that helped propel the real estate mogul to the White House now say they are unhappy with the president and 43 percent approve.

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