Trump support slips among Republicans in new poll

Former President TrumpDonald TrumpVeteran accused in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit FEC drops investigation into Trump hush money payments MORE's support in the Republican Party has fallen since he left office in January, according to a new NBC News poll. 

Trump's support among the GOP took a hit, with 44 percent of Republicans saying they support the former president more than they do the Republican Party. That compares to 50 percent who said they support the party more than the former president.

That poll marks the first time since July 2019 when party supporters outnumbered Trump supporters, according to NBC polls, and the first time that party supporters have reached 50 percent on the question.


Thirty-two percent of adults have favorable opinions on Trump, a figure that has been trending downward since the election, when he had 43 percent favorability rating towards adults. 

The poll also found that the news people consume impacted their views of Trump. Of all adults surveyed, 21 percent said they had a "positive view" of Trump, while those consume conservative media came in at 46 percent. 

Polling results were based on data collected from cell phone interviews with 1,000 people April 17-20 and have sampling errors of 3.1 percentage points.