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The rating of US President Donald Trump reached a historic maximum of 47.1%, but there are still more dissatisfied with his work – 49.6%, follows from the averaged data of the Real Clear Politics portal.
The portal analyzes the results of all the main sociological surveys in the country regarding the approval or disapproval of Trump’s activities since he took office in January 2017.
The latest generalized data received on Thursday, became an absolute record for the incumbent president, whose rating on average never exceeded the anti-rating (not counting the very first week at the post). The best result so far was for the head of state was February 25, 2020 – 46.3%.
Growth in approval of Trump’s activity is taking place against the backdrop of the efforts of the US administration to combat coronavirus and to help Americans affected by the economic consequences of the pandemic.
The most significant support measure was a $ 2 trillion financial assistance package, which had been agreed by the Senate and the administration the day before. Among other things, it provides for direct payments to citizens of the country, freezing payments for rental housing and other measures. Meanwhile, the number of initial applications for unemployment benefits in the United States for the week ending March 21, jumped to a record 3.001 million from the previous week’s revised 282 thousand and amounted to 3.283 million, the country’s Ministry of Labor reported on Thursday.
The latest data on the situation with COVID-19 in Russia and the world are presented on the stopkoronavirus.ru portal.