Jan 9-15, 2017
Obama Approval 57% +2
Obama Disapproval 39% -3
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Seventy-eight percent of Americans approved of Dwight Eisenhower's "interregnum" in 1953, similar to approval of the way several recent presidents-elect handled this transition period.

by V. Lance Tarrance

Time magazine's labeling of Donald Trump as president of the "Divided States of America" may summarize the election results, but it is not how the Trump vs. Clinton states view the issues.