The approval rating for US President Donald Trump among white evangelical Protestants dropped slightly, according to a recent poll.
More than seven-in-10 among respondents, or (72%), approve of the way Trump is handling his job, according to the Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday.
That is a 6% drop from 78% recorded in April.
The survey was conducted June 16 – 22.
If the presidential election were held today, 82% of white evangelical Protestant registered voters would vote for Trump or indicated they are leaning toward voting for the incumbent, according to the survey.
Just 17% said they would back the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee, former US Vice President Joe Biden.
A Monmouth University poll released Thursday showed Biden continues to lead Trump by a wide margin nationally.
Biden holds a 12-point nationwide lead against Trump, 53% to 41% among registered voters, according to Politico.
Voters will decide Nov. 2 who they will elect as president and other national, state and county positions.
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