Poll Update

Trump Job Approval - Disapprove 54%, Approve 40% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 4/17-4/20)

Population 900 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.3 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

In general, do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as president?

Asked of 900 Adults
Approve 40%
Disapprove 54%
Not sure 6%

Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing in handling the economy?

Asked of 900 Adults
Approve 44%
Disapprove 46%
Not sure 10%

Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing in handling foreign policy?

Asked of 900 Adults
Approve 40%
Disapprove 55%
Not sure 5%

Party Identification

Asked of 900 Adults
Strong Democrat 23%
Not very strong Democrat 10%
independent/lean Democrat 11%
independent 12%
independent/lean Republican 10%
Not very strong Republican 9%
Strong Republican 19%
Other (vol) 4%
Not sure 2%

All in all, do you think things in the nation are generally headed in the right direction, or do you feel things are off on the wrong track?

Asked of 900 Adults
Headed in the right direction 34%
Off on the wrong track 59%
Mixed (vol) 3%
Not sure 4%

In general, do you approve or disapprove of the job that Congress is doing?

Asked of 900 Adults
Approve 20%
Disapprove 72%
Not sure 8%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 Adults
Very Positive 23%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 11%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 40%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 Adults
Very Positive 10%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Neutral 21%
Somewhat Negative 21%
Very Negative 26%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 Adults
Very Positive 11%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Neutral 26%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Negative 23%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 Adults
Very Positive 24%
Somewhat Positive 14%
Neutral 13%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Negative 23%
Don't know name/Not sure 10%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 Adults
Very Positive 6%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 25%
Somewhat Negative 17%
Very Negative 23%
Don't know name/Not sure 13%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 Adults
Very Positive 36%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 14%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 21%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%