President Trump's handling of the Russian Federation investigation is pulling down his approval rating, according to a new poll. However, a decline in approval from those in the president's party isn't uncommon CBS reports, pointing to a similar decline for former President Barack Obama amongst Democrats during his presidency.
Not only does Rasmussen have a clear slant toward the GOP president, but the poll referenced in Trump's retweet is from last week. Among Democrats, it was 88 percent against and 10 percent favoring interference.
Most people in both parties - 56% - believe that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will be impartial and that Trump should not attempt to stop it.
According to CBS, Trump's current approval rating stands at just 36 percent, the lowest rating in the CBS poll that he has registered so far.
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Most Republicans do not think the President did anything wrong at all relating to Russian Federation, the survey found, but six in 10 Americans overall believe Russian Federation tried to interfere in the presidential election. About one-third said Trump's approach on the process has left them thinking less of the president. Of those who identify as Republican, 24 percent believe Comey and 64 percent believe the president more.
Trump is still doing a little better in Utah than he is in national polling. When looking only at Republicans, 85 percent think he is critiqued more than previous presidents, and 34 percent are more likely to support him as a result.
In the same poll, Americans were asked about their views of the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, or Obamacare. Forty-six percent of all polled approved of his response to the tragedy. Only 23 percent of Americans polled by CBS think they have a good understanding of what the Republican healthcare plan will do.