October 12, 2016 7:45 pm -

And with a Democratic president at 55%.

Just weeks before Election Day, less than 1 in 5 Americans approve of the job Congress is doing, according to a new Gallup poll released Wednesday.


Congress has an 18 percent approval rating, the survey found.
The approval rating for Congress has remained below 25 percent since 2009, the year President Obama took office.

Democrats are slightly more approving of Congress, the poll found. Twenty-two percent of Democrats approved of Congress, while just 14 percent of Republicans did. The GOP controls both the House and Senate.





D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.