Trump's approval hits low in new CNN poll

Trump's approval hits low in new CNN poll
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Just over a third of the country approves of the job President TrumpDonald John TrumpReporters defend CNN's Acosta after White House says he 'disrespected' Trump with question Security costs of Trump visit to Scotland sparks outrage among Scottish citizens Ex-CIA officer: Prosecution of Russians indicted for DNC hack 'ain't ever going to happen' MORE is doing as commander in chief, according to a new poll released by CNN on Monday.

Just 38 percent said they approve of the job Trump is doing, while 56 percent said they disapprove. The latest poll, completed by SRSS, has the president’s approval rating down 6 points from an April survey in which 44 percent approved of the job he was doing as commander in chief. Five percent in the recent survey said they had no opinion on how Trump is doing in the job.

Taking stock of the first 200 days of Trump's term, 36 percent said they consider it a success, while 59 percent consider it a failure.

Meanwhile, 30 percent of those polled said they don’t trust anything they hear from the official White House communications team. Forty-three percent said they trust some of it, while 19 percent said they trust most of it. Only 5 percent said they trust all of the information coming from the administration.

The survey was conducted Aug. 3–6, polling 1,018 adults across the country over cellphones and landlines. It has a margin of error of 3.6 percentage points.