Poll: Nearly all who supported Trump in election say it was right thing to do

Poll: Nearly all who supported Trump in election say it was right thing to do
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President Trump has a historically low approval rating, according to a new poll, but nearly all of those who supported him in the November election say it was the right thing to do.

An ABC News/Washington Post poll finds that as the president approaches his first 100 days in office, just 42 percent of Americans say they approve of the job he is doing, compared to 53 percent who disapprove.

But 96 percent of those who voted for Trump in November say it was the right decision. Just 2 percent say they regret their decision.


A majority of Americans said the president does not have the judgment and temperament to effectively serve in his post. About 60 percent have questions about Trump's honesty and trustworthiness and think he is out of touch with the country.

More than half of Americans say Trump hasn't accomplished much in his first 100 days in office.

Nearly three-quarters of respondents, however, approve of the president pressuring companies to keep jobs in the country and a majority views Trump as a strong leader.

Forty-six percent of Americans think Trump is handling the situation with North Korea "about right," but another 37 percent think the president is handling the situation in too aggressive a manner.

Americans are split on whether Trump is keeping his campaign promises, 44 to 41 percent.

The poll was conducted from April 17 to 20 among 1,004 adults. The margin of error is 3.5 percent.