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Most Americans Embarrassed By Trump’s Behavior, Marist Poll Says

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Donald Trump Photo Credit: Tom Auchterlonie

A new Marist College poll finds that 64 percent of Americans are embarrassed by President Donald Trump.

Poll
What word best describes your thoughts on Donald Trump's behavior as president?
Current Results

What word best describes your thoughts on Donald Trump's behavior as president?

  • Embarrassed
    39%
  • Proud
    28%
  • Don't really know
    3%
  • Haven't been following
    0%
  • Ashamed
    30%

Trump's approval rating fell to 35 percent, according to the poll, with 55 percent of Americans disapproving of his job performance. Trump's approval rating among Republicans fell from 91 percent in June to 79 percent now.

“While Republicans are still largely in Trump’s corner, the cautionary tale for the president lies in the softening of support at his base,” says Dr. Lee M. Miringoff, Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. “Since his numbers among Democrats and independents are weak, a crack among his most ardent supporters is something Trump can ill afford.”

Other results found that 60 percent of Americans view Trump unfavorably, 60 percent do not believe he is honest and trustworthy, 75 percent think he is temperamental.

When it came to his Twitter feed, 72 percent of Americans said they think it is reckless and distracting.

To view the poll, click here .

Trump, who owns the $19 million Seven Springs estate in Bedford, also owns Trump National Golf Club Hudson Valley in Stormville and Trump National Westchester in Briarcliff Manor.

The Trump name also adorns Trump Tower At City Center in White Plains.

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