But it also noted that "it may prove hard for Kelly to prevail on Trump to bottle up his tweets at those who defy or criticize him ― or to refrain from expressing his outrage at the expanding investigations into possible ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, a subject that's given rise to some of his most explosive statements". A large majority (73%) are skeptical of what the White House says, the poll found, with 30% saying they believe "nothing at all" coming from official channels.
"The Trump base is far bigger & stronger than ever before (despite some phony Fake News polling)", Trump tweeted Monday morning, citing rallies he has held in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Iowa, and West Virginia. "This is not a vacation - meetings and calls!"
On Aug. 2, a Quinnipiac University poll found that 33 percent of registered voters approved of Trump's job performance while 61 percent disapproved.
Just 38% approve of Trump's job performance six months in, according to the poll, while 56% disapprove.
Trump has continued his own efforts to discredit the media through his social media accounts and hasn't been available on his vacation so far. And optimism among whites without a college degree is down more than 20 points since November. Sixty-three percent said he was not someone they were proud to have as president, and 55% thought he had lowered the stature of the office. I am so disappointed in the arrogance he's running the office with. New polling numbers last week showed that he has lost ground with key voters that supported him during the 2016 election.
"His approval rating among Republicans and conservatives and Trump voters is down slightly", she said on ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos". It shows nearly a 10 percent drop-off in approval since June. "It needs to go up".