Politics

Trump Hits 46 Percent Approval

President Donald Trump has a 46 percent approval rating, according to a Rasmussen Reports tracking poll released Monday.

This is Trump’s highest rating since early October in the poll. The poll of likely voters found that 46 percent approve of Trump’s job performance, while 53 percent disapprove. It has a margin of error of 2.5 percent.

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks before a trilateral meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull alongside the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks before a trilateral meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull alongside the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump consistently performs best in the Rasmussen poll. He hasn’t broken 40 percent approval in the Gallup poll since September.

The results come as President Trump spends his longest trip abroad in Asia. He told reporters in Manila Monday that he will be making an announcement Wednesday on the results of trade talks.

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte alongside the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte alongside the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

“We have deficits with almost everybody. Those deficits are going to be cut very quickly and very substantially,” Trump said.