Poll: Trump approval ticks up to 48 percent

President Trump’s job approval has ticked up to 48 percent in a new Hill-HarrisX poll, a 1 percentage point increase from the same survey conducted earlier this month.

Fifty-two percent of registered voters in the Sept. 18-21 poll said they disapprove of Trump’s job in the Oval Office.

Trump has a much higher approval rating among men, 54 percent, than women, 41 percent, in the survey. 

The president remains underwater with Black voters, but the poll found his support has grown among the key voting bloc.

Trump was approved by 19 percent of Black voters in a study conducted Sept. 5-8. That number increased 6 points to 25 percent in the most recent survey. 

Support among White and Hispanic voters held steady, at 55 and 37 percent, respectively.

The Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 2,804 registered voters between Sept. 18-21. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.9 percentage points. 

Gabriela Schulte

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