ABC/WaPo poll:
• 60% disapprove of Trump (new high), 36% approve
• 45% say corruption in Washington has increased under Trump, 13% say decreased
• 49% support impeachment
• 63% support Mueller probe
• 66% oppose Manafort pardon (h/t @docrocktex26)
abcn.ws/2PQsuv8
The single biggest shift is among college-educated white women: just 23 percent now approve of Trump, down 17 points from the April 2017 peak, with disapproval up 20 points.

Even among non-college white men, his approval is down 15 points, from 70% just this spring to 55% today.
Trump's disapproval among blacks is 93%.

3% of blacks approve of Trump.

THREE PERCENT.

That's basically Kanye, Candace Owens, Don King, Mike Tyson and Diamond & Silk.
@docrocktex26 Trump's disapproval among blacks is 93%.

3% of blacks approve of Trump.

THREE PERCENT.

That's basically Kanye, Candace Owens, Don King, Mike Tyson and Diamond & Silk.
IBD/TIPP poll:
• 36% of voters approve of Trump (-5), 56% disapprove (+3)
• 7-pt drop among Republicans to 76%
• 15-pt drop among rural voters to 45%
• Prefer Democratic control of Congress, 50%–39% (h/t @AlanIAbramowitz)
investors.com/politics/trump…
Democrats open biggest lead in the midterms since 2006, 52%–38%

An even larger percentage (60%) would rather see Democratic control of Congress, as a check on Trump, rather than GOP control to support his agenda

63 days. #BlueWaveComing2018 abcnews.go.com/Politics/energ…
WaPo/ABC poll: Democrats hold a clear advantage over Republicans in the midterms, with antipathy toward Trump fueling Democratic enthusiasm, **even among those in the party who stayed home four years ago**
wapo.st/2NfZ1MI
Democrats open biggest lead in the midterms since 2006, 52%–38%

An even larger percentage (60%) would rather see Democratic control of Congress, as a check on Trump, rather than GOP control to support his agenda

63 days. #BlueWaveComing2018 abcnews.go.com/Politics/energ…

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