President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new social media network called 'TRUTH Social' Virginia State Police investigating death threat against McAuliffe Meadows hires former deputy AG to represent him in Jan. 6 probe: report MORE's approval rating is at 44 percent amid the ongoing government shutdown, according to a new The Hill-HarrisX Daily Poll.
Trump's most recent approval rating is down 2 points from 47 percent in December.
The president's total disapproval rating was at 56 percent, according to the survey.
The survey comes as the partial government shutdown entered its twenty-first day Friday, tying for the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
Friday also marked the first week in which thousands of government workers missed their first paycheck during the shutdown.
President Trump and Democratic lawmakers failed to find common ground on a border security package in order to reopen parts of the federal government.
Trump has dug in on his request for more than $5 billion in funding for a barrier on the border while Democrats have offered $1.3 billion in border security funding.
Democratic pollster Anna Greenburg told Hill.TV's Jamal Simmons that Trump and Democrats are taking cues from their base in the battle.
— Julia Manchester