Donald Trump’s average approval rating is the lowest since Gallup began presidential approval surveys in 1953.
Trump’s approval rating has been as low as 39% since January but averaged out at 41%. According to Gallup, the historical average approval of presidents is 61%.
The previous president to hold Gallup’s lowest approval rating in their first quarter was former President Bill Clinton, who had a 55% approval rating.
By comparison, former President Obama had a 63% average approval rating over his first three months in office, while former President George W. Bush had 57% and former President Ronald Reagan came in at 62%.
The former president with the highest average approval rating over their first quarter was John F. Kennedy, who had a 71% approval rating.