The President tweeted a screenshot of the Drudge Report, a right wing website that aggregates news stories.
The headline: "Trump Approval 48%."
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 5, 2019
The 48% number comes from the Republican polling firm Rasmussen.
Meanwhile, the highly-respected Gallup poll puts Trump's approval at 37%.
By comparison, President Barack Obama was at 50% at this point in his presidency.
President George W. Bush, who was engaged in the Iraq War, was at 60% approval.
President Bill Clinton was at 49%.
President George H.W. Bush had just skyrocketed to an 83% approval rating at this point in his presidency.
President Ronald Reagan's approval rating at this point was at 35%.
And President Jimmy Carter was at 40%.
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