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President Donald Trump's approval rating is at 50 percent, according to a new poll. An ABC News/ Washington Post poll showed 56 percent disapproved of the job Trump was doing compared to 40 percent who approved.
Those who disapproved of his performance made up 26.7 percent, up 1 percentage point from the previous week, while those who said they were unsure or declined to answer comprised 6.5 percent, up 0.3 percentage point. As far as how Trump is handling the nation's economy, respondents were pretty split: 46 percent of respondents approve of how he is handling the economy and 48 percent do not.
The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll also shows that Democrats hold a seven-point advantage in congressional preference, with 47% of voters wanting a Democratic majority in Congress and 40% preferring a GOP-held Congress. It has a margin of error of 2 percentage points and a 95 percent confidence level.
The main opposition Liberty Korea Party scored 21.9 percent, up 1.1 percentage points, while the ratings for the Bareunmirae Party, Justice Party and Party for Democracy and Peace were tallied at 5.7 percent, 4.2 percent and 3.3 percent, respectively.
In both polls, voters were reached via cell phone or landline phone.