Trump boasts on radio show that his approval rating is about 23 points higher than most credible polls estimate

Donald Trump.
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President Trump called into New York City morning radio show Bernie and Sid in the Morning on Friday "in between North Korea and Iran and all of the other things going on," and proceeded to boast about how his approval rating is almost 23 points higher than any credible poll has put it at.

"A poll just came out now, Rasmussen, it's now 51 [percent]," Trump told the hosts, Bernie McGuirk and Sid Rosenberg. "They say that it's 51 but add another 7 or 8 points to it. That's almost embarrassing for me to tell you, because they don't want to talk about it, but when they get into the booth they want to vote for Trump."

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