CNN Poll: 42% approve of Trump, highest in 11 months

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The seven-point increase since February is fueled by six-point increases in popularity among Republicans (74 percent to 80 percent) and independents (35 percent to 41 percent). CNN says 54 percent of voters disapprove of Trump's handling of the presidency, while AP says 58 percent feel that way.

However, Trump's approval rating still remains below that of all of his modern-era predecessors at this stage in their first term after being elected, though Trump only trails Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama by a narrow four points at this point in their first terms. The poll reports that the 63 percent of the public believes the women who allege that they have had affairs with Donald Trump, while only 21 percent believe the president's denials of these controversial trysts. Forty-one percent of independents said they approve of the president, up from 35 percent last month.

Despite the fact that the nation's support for the Trump presidency is at an all-time high, President Trump continues to deal with the fallout from scandals regarding his alleged affairs with various women.

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they believe the women alleging affairs with Trump over the president (63% say so), while just 21% say they believe Trump's denials of those affairs.

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There are party and gender divides on both questions. Its findings have a margin of error is 3.4 percent.

Even the The View's Whoopi Goldberg questioned Cooper's motives; asking "I think people thought there was going to be like a smoking gun here..." For example, 52 percent said they believe the president is a liar, 57 percent want to see his tax returns and 54 percent said Trump has not delivered on his promise to "Make America Great Again".

The President's strongest approval ratings on the issues come on the economy, the only issue tested where his reviews tilt more positive than negative: 48% approve and 45% disapprove.

The Public Policy Polling's results were released a day after a CNN poll found Trump received his highest approval rating in almost a year.

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