Trump is shielded from, but not immune to, a bad economy

Donald Trump's popularity has held steady while the economy has crashed

A Happy Saturday afternoon to my subscribers.

I wanted to revisit the subject of presidential approval and the state of the economy today. Donald Trump’s presidency has prompted a very important question for political scientists over the past 4 years: is Trump immune to a bad economy?

There are reasons to think he might be. For most of his tenure as pres…

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