Half Of South Carolina Voters Disapprove Of Trump

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President Trump won nearly 55 percent of the vote in the 2016 presidential election.

A state in which candidate Donald Trump walked away with nearly 55 percent of the vote in 2016 is no longer as impressed with him as Commander in Chief.

According to new poll, half of the people in South Carolina disapprove of the president.

Fifty percent of South Carolina residents surveyed said they disapproved of the job Trump is doing, according to a new poll from Winthrop University. Trump's statewide approval rating, 42 percent, is marginally better than his national standings of 35 percent.

Trump easily won the state's Republican presidential primary, with nearly one-third of the vote, and went on to take 54.9 percent of the historically red state's vote in the 2016 general election.

However, Republicans in the state are mostly sticking by their president:

Despite the dip in statewide support, 81 percent of self-identified Republicans in the Palmetto State still support Trump, the poll found, mimicking similar trends of party support on the national level.

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