Trump gets high marks on fighting terrorism, lower grades on healthcare, climate change

Trump gets high marks on fighting terrorism, lower grades on healthcare, climate change
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President Trump earns his highest marks from registered voters on fighting terrorism, but he gets lower grades on healthcare reform, climate change and his promise to "drain the swamp," according to a new survey.

Just 16 percent of respondents give the president an "A" rating in a new Politico/Morning Consult poll that asks voters to grade the president's first three months in office, while another 23 president give him a "B."

Thirteen percent of voters give Trump a "D" rating for his first three months, while another 24 percent give him an "F."

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Views of the president's performance are largely split among partisan lines, with 48 percent of Democrats giving the president an "F" rating and another 19 percent giving him a "D."

On the issue of fighting terrorism, nearly half of voters gave the president an "A" or "B." On jobs, 18 percent of voters gave Trump an "A" and 21 percent gave him a "B." 

But the president received lower marks on healthcare and climate change.

Just 9 percent of voters gave the president an "A" grade on healthcare and 16 percent gave him a "B." Thirty-two percent gave Trump an "F" on the subject.

On climate change, just 11 percent of voters gave Trump an "A," while 32 percent gave him an "F." And when asked about the president's campaign promise to "drain the swamp," just 10 percent of voters gave him an "A" while 27 percent responded with an "F." 

More than three-quarters of Republicans think Trump will get better, according to the poll. But 53 percent of Democrats expect the opposite: that Trump's performance will get worse.

In the survey, Trump receives an approval rating of 48 percent and a disapproval rating of 45 percent.

The poll was conducted from April 13 to 15 among 1,992 registered voters. The margin of error is 2 percentage points.