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Big Drop In Number Who Think Trump Will Keep Promises

Big Drop In Number Who Think Trump Will Keep Promises

While 39 percent is still abysmally low, President Trump will no doubt see the correlation and do what he can to keep that number climbing.

Forty-six percent of poll respondents said Trump "can bring about the changes this country needs", which is down from 53 percent in February, also a downward slide of 7 percent.

According to Gallup, 62 percent of Americans felt Trump kept his promises in February.

In addition, just 36 of respondents agreed they see him as "honest and trustworthy", down from 42 percent.

More men (51 percent) than women (40 percent) said he keeps his promises.

President Donald Trump's setbacks on campaign promises like repealing the Affordable Care Act and his shifting positions on other stances look like they're catching up with him - bigly.

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Trump already faces a lower approval rating at 41 percent than most recent presidents have at this point in their first terms, according to Gallup.

He also openly ridiculed than president Barack Obama for even considering such a move, once tweeting "AGAIN, TO OUR VERY FOOLISH LEADER, DO NOT ATTACK SYRIA - IF YOU DO MANY VERY BAD THINGS WILL HAPPEN & FROM THAT FIGHT THE U.S. GETS NOTHING".

The only one of the six characteristics Gallup surveys where a majority of US adults (52 percent) still give Trump positive grades is on his "strong and decisive leadership, " but even that majority is slim, dropping seven percentage points from February.

President Donald Trump speaks during a strategic and policy discussion with CEOs in the State Department Library in Washington. In February, 59 percent said they thought Mr. Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but that has dropped to 52 percent who think so.

The president has also lost ground on five other characteristics.


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