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president disapprove.article: Trump's approval rating has never dipped below 32% or risen above 42% in AP-NORC polls since he took office, according to Vancouver Courier. No other president has stayed within so narrow a band. Just 36% of Americans approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president; 62% disapprove.article continues below Trending Stories Richmond man killed in motorcycle crash in East Vancouver Making more lungs available for transplant in Vancouver Vancouver's millennials are being scammed and Nana's here to help Air Canada has temporarily suspended all flights to India from Vancouver The numbers may be ugly for a first-term president facing reelection in 14 months, but they are remarkably consistent. Since Gallup began measuring presidential approval, Trump is the only president whose rating has never been above 50%. Still, several Harry Truman, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush logged ratings worse than Trump's lowest rating so far at some point during their time in office. Views of the Republican president's handling of the economy remain a relative bright spot despite fears of a potential recession, but at least 60% of Americans disapprove of his performance on other issues. Trump's poor grades in the AP-NORC poll extend to his handling of several key issues immigration, health care, foreign policy and guns. ( As reported in the news.