Approval of Trump's performance on economy rises 7 points during impeachment

by Daniel Payne · Dec 18th, 2019 2:53 pm

Last Updated Dec 18th, 2019 at 3:48 pm

Amidst the contentious and ongoing impeachment fight, more voters are approving of President Trump's handling of the economy, according to a new CNBC poll.

According to the poll, 49 percent of Americans say they are satisfied with the way in which Trump has handled economic matters, up from 42 percent in September just prior to the start of the impeachment inquiry. Forty percent say they disapprove — a drop of 10 points.

Last week on Twitter, the president touted the country's economic performance under his administration, calling it "crazy" that he is being impeached.


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