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New Polls Show Rise in President Trump's Approvals

The results of a fresh Morning Consult poll show a four-point uptick in President Donald Trump's approval rating, which is now measured at 45%. 51% disapprove of the job that Trump is doing as president.

Morning Consult's results compare to those of Rasmussen Reports, who found that the president has a 50% approval rating and a 49% disapproval rating.

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The popularity of the proposed border wall has also improved: 47% of Morning Consult respondents support the wall, while 47% are in opposition.

These findings compare to those of Rasmussen, who showed that "59% of Likely U.S. Voters think border security is a vital national security interest for the United States these days."

However, according to Morning Consult, 76% of voters want the president to sign off on the congressional negotiations that agreed on just $1.38 billion for wall funding.

Regarding presidential impeachment, only 39% see it is as a "top" or "important, but lower" priority. 51% see the proposition as unimportant or not at all of a priority.

America's debt, on the other hand, is almost universally an important issue for respondents. 82% see reducing the budget deficit as a "top" or "important, but lower" priority.

The poll found that a plurality of registered voters trust congressional Republicans over congressional Democrats with regards to the economy, 45% to 35%. The numbers are almost identical on immigration, 44% Republican to 38% Democrat, and national security, 48% to 33%. However, Democrats have the edge on healthcare, 45% to 37%, and the environment, 49% to 28%.

The Morning Consult survey, which reached 1,845 registered voters, was conducted between February 7th and February 10th. The margin of error is two points.

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