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25 March 2017 05:44 (South Africa)

Newest poll shows Obama’s support has slipped below 50%

The Quinnipiac Poll, released on Wednesday, shows Barack Obama's approval rating has fallen to 48%, down two points since October. On specific issues, Obama’s Afghan policy has fallen four points to 48% and his handling of the economy is only 43%. He still holds a 52% support level with women, but only 47% with men. He remains a favourite with blacks and Hispanics at 89% and 62% respectively.  The poll took place between 9 and 16 November, and has a margin of error of ±2%. For more, read the VOA News report or go to the poll website

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