Trump job approval rating up 3 points since January: poll

Trump job approval rating up 3 points since January: poll
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report MORE's job approval rating has increased 3 points since January, according to a new poll.

The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll published Sunday shows Trump's approval rating at 46 percent, up from 43 percent in January. The difference, however, is within the poll's margin of error of 3 percentage points.

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A wide majority of Republican respondents — 88 percent — are among those who approve of the job the president is doing, the poll found. Additionally, 60 percent of both rural Americans and white Americans without college degrees polled also approve of his performance in office.

Meanwhile, 88 percent of black Americans, 64 percent of Latinos and 61 percent of women disapprove of Trump's performance, the poll found.

The poll also found that 41 percent of respondents said they will "probably" or "definitely" vote for Trump in 2020, compared to 48 percent who said they will "probably" or "definitely" vote for the Democratic candidate.

The poll's results are based on interviews with 900 Americans from Feb. 24 through Feb. 27.