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Americans Divided On Trump's Job Performance So Far

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One month into his presidency, polling suggests that Americans are fairly split on their opinion of President Donald Trump's job performance,

According to the HuffPost/YouGov poll conducted Feb. 16-17, 43 percent of respondents either strongly approve or somewhat approve of Trump's job performance, while 48 percent somewhat disapprove or strongly disapprove.

The remaining 9 percent said they were "not sure."

Along racial lines, Trump does best among whites, and better among Hispanics than blacks.

Among whites, 51 percent approve of Trump's job performance, while 41 percent disapprove.

Among blacks, 21 percent approve. But a significant 67 percent disapprove, with 57 percent saying they "strongly disapprove."

Trump does better among Hispanics than blacks, with 31 percent approving and 57 percent disapproving.

Among blacks and Hispanics, 13 percent were not sure.

The poll also asked respondents about the amount that Trump has accomplished so far -- and he actually beats former President Barack Obama at this juncture in their respective presidencies by seven points, 36 percent to 29 percent.

Respondents were split, however, in terms how much they feel he has accomplished; 43 percent believe Trump has accomplished "a great deal" or a "good amount," while 43 percent believed Trump has achieved "not very much" or "little or nothing."

An NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll conducted Feb. 13-19 returned similar but slightly less favorable numbers for Trump.

According to that poll, 43 percent approved of Trump's job performance, while 54 percent disapproved.

Sources: Huffington Post, Huff Post/YouGov, NBC News / Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

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