Trump touts poll showing 50 percent approval rating

Trump touts poll showing 50 percent approval rating
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpDACA recipient claims Trump is holding ‘immigrant youth hostage’ amid quest for wall Lady Gaga blasts Pence as ‘worst representation of what it means to be Christian’ We have a long history of disrespecting Native Americans and denying their humanity MORE on Monday touted a Rasmussen poll showing his approval rating at 50 percent.

Trump retweeted The Drudge Report, which linked to the survey from the conservative polling outlet. He later tweeted the poll himself.

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Rasmussen's Daily Presidential Tracking Poll for April 17 recorded Trump's approval rating hitting the 50 percent threshold for the first time in weeks. 

The president from time to time will tweet polls that are favorable to his administration.

In February, Trump tweeted a Morning Consult poll showing the popularity of his first travel ban. 

According to Gallup's most recent tracking poll, Trump's approval rating is at 41 percent, while 53 percent disapprove. 

Rasmussen's tracking polls are conducted via telephone surveys of 1,500 likely voters. The margin of error is 2.5 percentage points.