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President Trump’s approval ratings are being driven down by his ‘tweetstorms’

Cassino, Dan (2017) President Trump’s approval ratings are being driven down by his ‘tweetstorms’. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (13 Jun 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Presidential approval ratings are seen as critical to leveraging Congress, and are therefore important to any President who wishes to achieve legislative reform. Traditionally, Presidents have experienced a ‘honeymoon’ of initially high approval ratings – President Trump has bucked this trend with unprecedentedly low approval ratings for a new President. In new analysis, Dan Cassino finds that each of Trump’s ‘tweetstorms’ is costing him nearly one approval point each, indicating that his poor approval ratings are rather self-inflicted.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 12:09
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2020 23:33
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81662

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