After weeks of protests against police brutality and racism, and amid a renewed spike in coronavirus cases, the number of voters disapproving of the job President Trump is doing is at an all-time high, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds.
Trump’s approval rating sits at just 40% overall, while a record 58% disapprove.
What’s more, a whopping 49% of voters “strongly disapprove” of the job Trump is doing. That kind of intensity of disapproval is a record never before seen for this president or any past one.
In the general election matchup, former Vice President Joe Biden leads Trump by 8 percentage points, 52% to 44%. That’s a considerable margin, and it’s especially important that Biden is above — not just reaching — 50%.
Of course in Trumpworld, a different reality exists: