14 Apr '17, 4pm

New poll: No big bump for Trump approval after Syria airstrike

Correction: A previous headline misidentified the reported change in the U.S. president's overall job approval rating. It has since been updated to more clearly reflect the poll's findings. WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's airstrike on Syria did not significantly raise his overall job approval rating, according to a new Marist College poll . Thirty-nine percent of registered voters approve of Trump’s job performance, just a one-point difference from when Marist last reported it one week prior to the U.S. air strikes in Syria. This according to 1,069 adults polled this week, before Thursday’s announcements that the U.S. dropped a massive bomb on an Islamic State compound in Afghanistan and that it mistakenly killed 18 soldiers from a U.S.-backed rebel force battling the Islamic State. “As tensions mount, President Trump is facing a critical test as commander-in-ch...

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