Some 42% of American’s now think the divisive President is doing a good job, shooting up from the 32% approval in December 2017.
The figure represents the first time Trump’s approval ratings have topped 40% since September 2017 – and his best showing in a Monmouth approval poll since last March, when 43% of Americans thought he was doing a good job.
However, it is not all good news for the President as the majority of Americans still disapproved of the President, although the figure dropped from 56% in December to 50% in January.
According to the poll, 55% of voters thought Trump was successful in carrying out his legislative agenda – an increase of 13% from December.
New tax laws voted through by Republicans are thought to be in part behind the upswing, with the measures supported by 44% of voters – up from 26% in December.
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The President will no doubt take other positives from the poll, with 37% of US voters saying they approve of the country’s direction – up from 24% at the end of 2017.
A YouGov poll found this week that support for Trump in the UK has also risen from 12% to 18% between October 2016 and December 2017.
However, 82% of Brits still said they preferred Hillary Clinton.