Fox News poll: Trump has 55 percent disapproval rating

A Fox News poll shows the president's disapproval rating has reached 55 percent as the House impeachment inquiry continues to unfold.

The poll released Wednesday evening showed President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Biden campaign ad jabs at Trump's reported 0 income tax payments Ocasio-Cortez: Trump contributed less in taxes 'than waitresses and undocumented immigrants' Third judge orders Postal Service to halt delivery cuts MORE with a 43 percent job approval rate, with 55 percent of respondents saying they disapprove of the job the president is doing and 1 percent responding that they "don't know."


The 55 percent disapproval rate is 3 percentage points higher than the average in the Fox News poll throughout Trump's presidency and lands close to Trump's highest disapproval, occurring from Oct. 22-24, 2017. His disapproval rating in the same poll from September was 54 percent.

The approval and disapproval ratings have stayed pretty consistent this year, with the approval hovering in the low to mid-40 percent range and disapproval sticking in the low to mid-50 percent range. 

The 43 percent approval rate in this poll is 1 percentage point below Trump's average in the polls and 2 percentage points below the September poll's results.

The president's personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiTrump says Christie, Giuliani assisting debate prep The Hill's Campaign Report: GOP set to ask SCOTUS to limit mail-in voting CIA found Putin 'probably directing' campaign against Biden: report MORE's unfavorable rating experienced a 9 percentage point boost, with 53 percent viewing him unfavorably. Forty-four percent had an unfavorable view of the attorney in June. 

Giuliani's favorability rating went from 34 percent in June to 31 percent in the current poll.

This poll comes as the president faces an impeachment inquiry in the House after a whistleblower report indicated he asked the Ukrainian president to look into his potential 2020 opponent, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenNew Biden campaign ad jabs at Trump's reported 0 income tax payments Biden campaign sells 'I paid more income taxes than Trump' stickers Trump, Biden have one debate goal: Don't lose MORE, and his son. The request came days before military aid was withheld from the country.

The whistleblower report and additionally released text messages have linked Giuliani to the Ukraine controversy in attempting to get the country to investigate Biden.

The poll reached out to 1,003 registered voters between Oct. 6-8 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.