President Trump’s approval rating hit 50% on Friday, resulting in a celebration from the president.
The Rasmussen Reports daily tracking poll found that 50% of likely U.S. voters approve of the president, while 50% disapprove. The poll releases its results at 9:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Trump proclaimed it “great news” within a couple hours:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2017
Friday’s report comes as the president prepares to deliver a speech about his administration’s Cuba policy.
According to Rasmussen, this is the first time Trump’s approval rating has hit 50% since late April. The highest it has been was 59% in January, shortly after his inauguration.
The lowest it has been was 42% in late April.
Rasmussen surveys 500 likely voters every night and reports those results on a three-day rolling average basis.