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Impeachment Is Great for Trump: Approval Rating Rises to 52%

President Donald Trump hugs Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki during an event to honor the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals baseball team at the White House, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Washington. Standing at right is manager Dave Martinez. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Thursday was a fantastic day for President Donald Trump. The reason? Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced Democrats will proceed with articles of impeachment against him. While that may normally be less than great for a president, in Trump’s case it’s absolutely delightful. In recent days, his approval rating among American voters has risen to 52%. And it’s all because of the impeachment sham.

Rasmussen Reports’ daily presidential tracking poll for Thursday shows that 52% of likely U.S. voters approve of the president’s job performance. Forty-seven percent, on the other hand, disapprove. That’s a three-point improvement compared to Wednesday.

What’s more, 52% is the highest daily approval rating measured in two months’ time. As usual, his approval ratings are especially driven by men. Fifty-nine percent of men approve, only 40% disapprove.

As for minority support: the daily tracking poll shows 31% approval for President Trump among likely African American voters. With regards to all other minorities, 61% of them approve, while a mere 38% disapprove. Those are stunning numbers for a Republican president — especially in this extremely partisan age.

It goes to show that this entire impeachment hoax has been an absolute disaster for Democrats. The American people see straight through their attempts to rid themselves of a duly elected president only because they disagree with his policies and dislike him personally.

A lot of voters may not like Trump personally either. But he did win the 2016 election. Americans understand that impeachment can and should only be used as a last resort and only against a president who has actually committed a crime. In the case of Trump, it’s clear that although the man himself is not exactly “likable,” there is not even a shred of evidence that he’s guilty of any “high crimes and misdemeanors.”

In other words, it’s all a sham. And everybody knows it.

The result is, rather logically, that Trump’s approval rating rises. Americans will always stand by those who are treated unfairly. It’s in the American DNA.

So, for Trump, it would be great if this impeachment hoax continues for as long as possible. Let Democrats push this, day in, day out. The end result can only be a Trump reelection and a Republican Senate and House.