Trump's favorability soars with Republicans
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A new poll find Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP congressman slams Trump over report that U.S. bombed former anti-ISIS coalition headquarters US to restore 'targeted assistance' to Central American countries after migration deal Trump says lawmakers should censure Schiff MORE's favorability rating soaring among Republicans, while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's image slides.

Trump's net favorability jumped 16 percentage points in the last two weeks, according to a Gallup survey released Friday. Trump went from a 16 percent net positive rating in mid-August to 32 in the latest tally.

"This marks a significant shift; Trump's image previous to the last two weeks had been relatively stable despite the extraordinary media attention his candidacy has engendered," said Gallup in a release announcing the results.


GOP rivals Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson also saw gains in net favorability over that time, with gains of 5 and 3 points, respectively.

But a number of candidates have seen their image slide over that time, led by Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who slipped 12 points from a net favorability of 27 to 15, the biggest drop.

Bush and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker also saw their favorability go down.

Bush had a net favorability of 25 two weeks ago and is now at 19, while Walker went from 37 to 31, each down 6.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was down 4 points. Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) remained steady, going up 1 point. Former Arkansas Mike Huckabee and Sen. Rand Paul each seeing a 2 point bump.

The survey is based on Gallup's daily tracking across two-week periods from Aug 5-18 and Aug 19-Sept. 1. Gallup surveyed 1,000 GOP and GOP-leaning independents with a 4-point margin of error.