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The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Trump attempted to influence the FBI investigation into Russian ties to the Trump campaign after former national security adviser Michael Flynn was forced to resign for lying about his contact with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
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The numbers reported Wednesday are slightly lower than those in a previous Politico/Morning Consult poll, conducted May 9 to 11. Then, 46 percent of voters said they approved of the job Trump was doing while 47 percent disapproved.
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"President Trump's approval has fallen from 51 percent in mid-April to 42 percent today," Morning Consult co-founder and chief research officer Kyle Dropp told Politico. "A less reported-on trend is the waning enthusiasm for Trump in his base. When Trump took office, 56 percent of his voters strongly approved of his job performance. Today that number stands at 42 percent."
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Trump’s support remains stronger among GOP voters. Seventy-nine percent of Republicans approve of the job Trump is doing while 16 percent disapprove. The numbers were flipped for Democrats, who gave Trump a 15 percent approval rating. Seventy-nine percent of Democrats disapprove of the job Trump is doing.