Rasmussen poll shows Trump’s approval has dipped below Obama’s lowest point

A new tracking poll from Rasmussen Reports, a source Trump has spoken fondly of in the past, shows the president's approval rating has taken another dive, reaching depths greater than the lowest point of Obama's 8-year tenure.

The results published on Wednesday put Trump's job performance approval at 38 percent, with 62 percent of respondents landing in the disapproval camp.

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Idaho

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Utah

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Montana

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Wyoming

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North Dakota

Approval rating: 50% or higher

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Nebraska

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

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West Virginia

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Alaska

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Massachusetts

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Vermont

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Rhode Island

Approval rating: Below 40%

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Connecticut

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Approval rating: Below 40%

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New York

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Delaware

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Virginia

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Illinois

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Approval rating: Below 40%

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Colorado

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Washington

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Of those who gave the president a passing assessment, 25 percent said they "strongly approve." Fifty percent expressed their disapproval with equal conviction.

Rasmussen Reports has a history of returning approval numbers for Trump that are higher than those gathered by other groups, notes The Hill.

As such, the president has lauded the resource as being among the most reliable.

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In fact, in mid-June, he tweeted praise for the polling organization, writing, "The new Rasmussen Poll, one of the most accurate in the 2016 Election, just out with a Trump 50% Approval Rating. That's higher than O's #'s!"

Rasmussen conducts its tracking polls on a daily basis, publishing results every 3 days. It surveys roughly 500 likely voters per report.

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