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    Harvard/Harris Poll: Trump Approval Hits 2-Year High

    The Hill reports on President Trump’s approval rating, as measured by the Harvard/Harris poll: President Trump’s job approval rating is the highest it’s been in two years, boosted by voter optimism about the economy, according to the latest Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey. The survey found that 48 percent approve…
    Donna Martinez, June 3, 2019
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    Trump Like Moby Dick?

    This is the best description I’ve seen of President Trump. It comes in a National Review piece by Victor Davis Hanson. The piece begins this way: One way of envisioning the Democratic obsessions with Donald Trump is as an addiction. We have seen the initial impeachment efforts; the attempt…
    Donna Martinez, May 31, 2019
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    Daily Tracking Poll: Trump at 51% Approval

    Rasmussen’s daily presidential tracking poll for Monday, April 8: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-seven percent (47%) disapprove. The latest figures include 36% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing…
    Donna Martinez, April 8, 2019
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    Read It Here: AG William Barr’s Summary Of Findings By Robert Mueller

    On Sunday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr released a 4-page letter summarizing the findings by Robert Mueller and his team on the question of potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia designed to deliver the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump. On this key question, which has spurred…
    Donna Martinez, March 25, 2019
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    Poll: Trump job approval rating up 3 points since January

    The new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows President Trump’s job approval rating sits at 46 percent. That’s up 3 points since January. The Hill reports: A wide majority of Republican respondents — 88 percent — are among those who approve of the job the president is doing, the poll…
    Donna Martinez, March 4, 2019
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    My Favorite Passage In the President’s State of the Union Speech

    My husband is a former speechwriter, so I have a special interest in, and appreciation for, the words that are crafted to convey a leader’s vision and thoughts. My practice is to listen or watch a speech, and then a few days later, read the text. I usually find nuggets…
    Donna Martinez, February 14, 2019
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    “It’s not as tough as you think, and frankly there’s a lot of fat in there”

    That quote comes from President Trump, who is telling his Cabinet secretaries to cut 5% from their budgets due to the ballooning federal deficit. It’s about time the president focused on spending. I’ve supported his efforts to cut regulations and to ensure new Supreme Court justices respect the constitution,…
    Donna Martinez, October 18, 2018
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    Rasmussen: Trump Approval at 51% of Likely Voters

    Say what you will about this bluster, President Trump is above 50%, according to Rasmussen, which polled likely voters. This rating is for the rolling presidential daily tracking poll. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s…
    Donna Martinez, October 16, 2018