President Trump’s sinking approval rating cause for GOP concern ahead of midterms

10:53 AM ET Wed, 12 Sept 2018

President Trump's sagging approval ratings suddenly have Republicans staring at their worst-case scenarios for midterm elections. In several surveys in recent days, the proportion of Americans who approve of Trump's job performance has fallen back below 40 percent. Voters intensely hostile to the president far outnumber intense supporters. And without Trump on the ballot, a dangerous number of those intense supporters may not even show up to vote.