Thu Sep 19, 2019 AT 1:49 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
President Donald Trump’s job approval rating rose 4 percentage points in a Gallup poll released Thursday that also found the partisan divide between Republicans and Democrats at a record high.
The president’s approval rating now stands at 43 percent, compared to 39 percent in August, according to the polling giant.
Gallup also noted that the 86-point gap between Republicans and Democrats in the new poll tied a record. An overwhelming 91 percent of Republicans now approve of Trump’s performance, compared to just 5 percent of Democrats. More than one-third of independents — 38 percent — approve of the job he is doing. Read Full Story