Number of days American presidents have been in office until their disapproval rating reached 51 percent from Truman to Trump

U.S. president's days in office until 51% public disapproval from Truman to Trump This statistic shows the number of days American presidents have spent in office until their public disapproval reached 51 percent from President Truman to President Trump. As of January 28, 2017, President Trump spent only eight days in office until he reached a disapproval rating of 51 percent.
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Number of days in office
Donald Trump (current)8
Barack Obama (2009-2017)936
George W. Bush (2001-2009)1,205
Bill Clinton (1993-2001)573
George H.W. Bush (1989-1993)1,136
Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)727
Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)851
Gerald Ford (1974-1977)*-
Richard Nixon (1969-1974)1,659
Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)1,575
John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)*-
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)*-
Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)588
Number of days in office
Donald Trump (current)8
Barack Obama (2009-2017)936
George W. Bush (2001-2009)1,205
Bill Clinton (1993-2001)573
George H.W. Bush (1989-1993)1,136
Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)727
Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)851
Gerald Ford (1974-1977)*-
Richard Nixon (1969-1974)1,659
Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)1,575
John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)*-
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)*-
Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)588
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This statistic shows the number of days American presidents have spent in office until their public disapproval reached 51 percent from President Truman to President Trump. As of January 28, 2017, President Trump spent only eight days in office until he reached a disapproval rating of 51 percent.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
1945 to 2017
Number of respondents
approx. 1,500 per day
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
* Gerald Ford, John F. Kennedy and Dwight D. Eisenhower never reached a disapproval rating of 51 percent or more.
Data for former presidents has been taken from here.

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