President Donald Trump is making history––but not the kind he promised on the campaign trail. As Trump’s sixth month in office approaches, a new poll found that he has the lowest presidential approval rating since 1947.
Only 36 percent of Americans give Trump a thumbs-up for his job in the White House, as his numbers slid by 6 percent since a similar survey that marked his 100th days in office. It’s no surprise, given the issues at the root of the president’s dwindling support.
Chief among those issues is the growing Russia scandal. The poll found that 63 percent of Americans disapprove of Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer to obtain political dirt on Hillary Clinton. Moreover, few people believe the president is progressing toward his promised legislative agenda. And under Trump, most Americans believe the United States is losing its position as a global leader. More and more Americans view him as incompetent on the global stage. Read more.
O.J. Simpson Will Likely Walk Out Of Prison By October, Ex-Attorney Says
Fallen football legend O.J. Simpson takes center stage on Thursday for a televised parole hearing. Simpson’s former criminal defense attorney, Yale Galanter, predicts that it will be a good day for the Hall of Fame running back, whose been incarcerated in Nevada since 2008. He based his prediction on Simpson’s unblemished prison record.
Simpson, 70, is behind bars on a 12-count conviction that includes armed robbery and kidnapping. A judge gave him a nine to 33-year prison sentence. In 2013, he received parole for some of those charges. Read more.
Demonstrators Renew Call For Justice On The 3rd Anniversary Of Eric Garner’s Death
Plans are underway to stage a protest on Monday, which marks the third anniversary of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of a White police officer who used a banned chokehold to arrest him. At the demonstration, scheduled for 7 p.m. in Staten Island, New York, demonstrators will call for federal charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who took down the unarmed Garner, 43, during a bust for the alleged sale of loose, untaxed cigarettes. A Staten Island grand jury declined to indict Pantaleo in December 2014. Read more.
Rapper Schoolboy Q Reunites With His Dog After United Airlines Mix Up
United Airlines is once again apologizing—this time for a lost pet. The airline reunited rapper Schoolboy Q and his dog after flying the pet to Chicago instead of Burbank, California. Schoolboy Q, whose real name is Quincy Matthew Hanley, was traveling on Friday from Missouri to Burbank. During a layover in Denver, the airlines accidentally put his dog on the wrong plane. Read more.
Happy Presidents' Day! 44 Photos To Make You Miss Obama
1. Barack Gives Daughter Malia a KissSource:Getty 1 of 42
2. Michelle and Barack tell the kids a storySource:Getty 2 of 42
3. Michelle and Barack KissSource:Getty 3 of 42
4. Michelle and BarackSource:Getty 4 of 42
5. First Family PortraitSource:Getty 5 of 42
6. Two TermsSource:Getty 6 of 42
7. Michelle and Barack host a State DinnerSource:Getty 7 of 42
8. Barack Obama and Michelle ObamaSource:Getty 8 of 42
9. The Obamas on Air Force OneSource:Getty 9 of 42
10. The First Family in LondonSource:Getty 10 of 42
11. First Lady Michelle Obama with daughters Malia Obama and Sasha ObamaSource:Getty 11 of 42
12. Sasha and Malia Obama at the 2016 State DinnerSource:Getty 12 of 42
13. Turkey PardoningSource:Getty 13 of 42
14. Sunday ChurchSource:Getty 14 of 42
15. Gobble, GobbleSource:Getty 15 of 42
16. Malia Obama, the First DaughterSource:Getty 16 of 42
17. Barack Obama and his daughter Malia ObamaSource:Getty 17 of 42
18. A Family AffairSource:Getty 18 of 42
19. Flashback To The Old DaysSource:Pete Souza 19 of 42
20. Happy Birthday!Source:Getty 20 of 42
21. Candidly AwesomeSource:Pete Souza 21 of 42
22. Historic First FamilySource:Getty 22 of 42
23. Ice Cream TreatSource:Getty 23 of 42
24. TV TimeSource:Pete Souza 24 of 42
25. Always Giving BackSource:Getty 25 of 42
26. A Christmas StorySource:Getty 26 of 42
27. Hawaii Trip!Source:Getty 27 of 42
28. Obama Loves Team USA & His WifeSource:Getty 28 of 42
29. Malia and Sasha ObamaSource:Getty 29 of 42
30. Michelle Plays on a BikeSource:Getty 30 of 42
31. Obama Loves Team USA, His Wife & MaliaSource:Getty 31 of 42
32. Reading TimeSource:Pete Souza 32 of 42
33. Family SupportSource:Getty 33 of 42
34. The Sister SelfieSource:Pete Souza 34 of 42
35. Supporting MomSource:Pete Souza 35 of 42
36. Giving Back On MLK DaySource:Getty 36 of 42
37. Obamas Give Back To The CommunitySource:Getty 37 of 42
38. Always Supporting Small BusinessesSource:Getty 38 of 42
39. Obama SwaggerSource:Getty 39 of 42
40. Laughs & TurkeysSource:Getty 40 of 42
41. Christmas With The ObamasSource:Getty 41 of 42
42. 50th Anniversary Of March On SelmaSource:Pete Souza 42 of 42
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