Tue Sep 25, 2018 AT 1:55 PM EDT
President Donald Trump early Tuesday touted a Gallup poll showing more Americans now have a favorable view of the Republican Party than the Democratic Party.
“Republican Party Favorability is the highest it has been in 7 years — 3 points higher than Democrats! Gallup,” he tweeted Tuesday morning.
Gallup’s poll, however, showed 45 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the GOP compared to 44 percent who have a favorable view of the Democratic Party, a difference of only one percentage point. The results mark a swing from previous polls in which Democrats had higher favorability ratings.
The Republican Party’s favorability has risen 9 points since a similar poll last September. It is the GOP’s highest approval rating in the poll since January of 201… Reports The Hill