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More Americans say Trump doesn't keep promises

Staff Writer | April 18, 2017
More Americans surveyed in a new Gallup poll say President Donald Trump doesn't keep his promises.
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In a poll conducted April 5-9, 45 percent said Trump keeps his promises. That compares with 62 percent from February 1-5 among a random sample of 1,019 adults, age 18 and older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

The poll surveyed respondents on six traits in regard to Trump. Most, 52 percent, said he is a strong and decisive leader. That is 7 points below February's result.

The other traits surveyed whether Trump:

Can bring about changes this country needs - 46 percent in April vs. 53 percent in February.

Is honest and trustworthy - 36 percent in April vs. 42 percent in February.

Cares about the needs of people like you - 42 percent in April vs. 46 percent in February.

Can manage the government effectively - 41 percent in April vs. 44 percent in February.

The president's latest approval rating was around 40 percent from April 5-9 compared with 42 percent two months ago. In overall favorability, it was 45 percent this month and 46 percent in February.