Poll: Majority of millennials disapprove of Trump’s handling of presidency

A majority of millennials say they disapprove of the way President Trump has handled his job, according to a new poll.

An NBC News/GenForward poll released Monday showed that 63 percent of millennials disapprove of the way Trump is handling the presidency. Forty-six percent say they strongly disapprove.

Meanwhile, 61 percent of millennials disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job, the poll found.

Nearly two-thirds, or 63 percent, of millennials say the United States is not on the right track, according to the poll.

Eighteen percent of millennials say they believe the country is heading in the right direction, the poll found. Another 18 percent say they aren’t sure whether it is on the right path. {mosads}

The disapproval comes at a time when Congress and the White House are battling over immigration and government spending. 

Half of the millennials polled also say they either plan or are leaning toward voting for the Democratic candidate running in the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, while a quarter say they would support or are leaning toward the Republican candidate. 

The other quarter of millennials say they are not planning to vote for either a Republican or Democratic candidate, which could suggest that they do not plan to cast a vote. 

The poll, conducted Jan. 3-16 among 1,844 adults between the ages of 18 and 34, had a margin of error of 3.95 percentage points. 

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