Fox News poll: Majority thinks Trump is tearing the country apart

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A majority of voters believe President Trump is tearing the country apart, according to a new Fox News poll released Wednesday.

Fifty-six percent of respondents in the poll said Trump is “tearing the country apart,” compared to the 33 percent who think he’s “drawing the country together.”

Democrats overwhelmingly — 93 percent — said Trump is dividing the nation. Only 15 percent of Republicans agree with that statement, as do 53 percent of independents.

{mosads}Sixty-eight percent of Republicans said he’s drawing the country together.

Trump also received his worst approval ratings in the Fox News poll to date. He earned a 41 percent approval rating, with 55 percent saying they disapprove of the job he’s doing.

The number of voters who are happy with how things are going in the country sunk to a four-year low of 35 percent, down 10 points since April.

Fifty-six percent of respondents to the survey say Trump doesn’t respect racial minorities, and only 35 percent approve of his response to the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., earlier this month. 

Voters polled believe Trump dislikes the media more than white supremacists by a 70 percent to 13 percent margin.

Fox News conducted phone interviews with 1,006 registered voters Aug. 27-29 and has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.


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