New poll sheds light on Trump's support in key states

A new poll released on Monday is shedding light on President Donald Trump's approval rating across individual states, showing which areas have the highest and lowest levels of support for the current administration.

According to the Gallup survey which looked at 17 particular states, West Virginia at 60 percent currently stands with the highest Trump job approval rating among those surveyed. North Dakota and South Dakota are not far behind with 59 and 58 percent approval ratings respectively.

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Idaho

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Utah

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Montana

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Wyoming

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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North Dakota

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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South Dakota

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Nebraska

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Kansas

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Oklahoma

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Arkansas

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Louisiana

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Alabama

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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South Carolina

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Tennessee 

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Kentucky

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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West Virginia

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Alaska

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Massachusetts

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Vermont

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Rhode Island

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Connecticut

Approval rating: Below 40%

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New Jersey

Approval rating: Below 40%

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New York

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Delaware

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Maryland

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Virginia

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Illinois

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Minnesota

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Colorado

Approval rating: Below 40%

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New Mexico

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Washington

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Oregon

Approval rating: Below 40%

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California

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Hawaii

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Vermont leads the pack in terms of states that have the least amount of support for the president with just a 26 percent approval rating. Massachusetts at 29 percent joins the Green Mountain State state as the only other area with a sub-30 approval rating for Trump.

Overall Trump has a 50 percent average among the 17 states polled between Jan. 20 through June 30.

Trump has struggled with his approval rating since taking office, setting multiple record lows including the lowest rating for any president on inauguration day, according to Gallup.

The president has continuously swatted away negative polls as "fake news," and recently slammed ABC and NBC polls which showed him with historically low numbers as, "The two fake news polls released yesterday, ABC and NBC, while containing some very positive info, were totally wrong in General E. Watch!"

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