Trump touts support in Rasmussen poll: ‘Hard to believe’ with all the ‘phony stories and fake news’

Trump touts support in Rasmussen poll: ‘Hard to believe’ with all the ‘phony stories and fake news’
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpConservatives express concern over House GOP immigration bill Poll: McSally holds 14-point lead in Arizona GOP Senate primary Trump defends Nielsen amid criticism over family separations MORE in a tweet on Sunday promoted his recent job approval rating in a conservative-leaning poll

The president said it's "hard to believe" he is at 50 percent in the Rasmussen poll, given all the "phony stories and Fake News."

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Rasmussen’s daily presidential tracking poll had Trump’s approval rating at 50 percent on Friday, with 49 percent of respondents disapproving of his job performance.  

According to the poll, 34 percent of respondents strongly approve of Trump’s performance, while 40 percent highly disapprove.

Most other major polls currently have the president’s approval rating hovering around the low 40s.

In recent months, however, Rasmussen had Trump’s approval rating in the high 40s and low 50s.

The poll surveyed 500 people and the margin of error is 2.5 percentage points.