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.
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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 44
2. Michelle and Barack tell the kids a storySource:Getty 2 of 44
3. Michelle and Barack KissSource:Getty 3 of 44
4. Michelle and BarackSource:Getty 4 of 44
5. First Family PortraitSource:Getty 5 of 44
6. Two TermsSource:Getty 6 of 44
7. Barack Obama and Michelle ObamaSource:Getty 7 of 44
8. Michelle and Barack host a State DinnerSource:Getty 8 of 44
9. The Obamas on Air Force OneSource:Getty 9 of 44
10. The First Family in LondonSource:Getty 10 of 44
11. First Lady Michelle Obama with daughters Malia Obama and Sasha ObamaSource:Getty 11 of 44
12. Sasha and Malia Obama at the 2016 State DinnerSource:Getty 12 of 44
13. Turkey PardoningSource:Getty 13 of 44
14. Sunday ChurchSource:Getty 14 of 44
15. Gobble, GobbleSource:Getty 15 of 44
16. Malia Obama, the First DaughterSource:Getty 16 of 44
17. Barack Obama and his daughter Malia ObamaSource:Getty 17 of 44
18. Team ObamaSource:Instagram 18 of 44
19. A Family AffairSource:Getty 19 of 44
20. Flashback To The Old DaysSource:Pete Souza 20 of 44
21. Happy Birthday!Source:Getty 21 of 44
22. Candidly AwesomeSource:Pete Souza 22 of 44
23. Historic First FamilySource:Getty 23 of 44
24. Ice Cream TreatSource:Getty 24 of 44
25. TV TimeSource:Pete Souza 25 of 44
26. Playing In The Oval OfficeSource:Instagram 26 of 44
27. Always Giving BackSource:Getty 27 of 44
28. A Christmas StorySource:Getty 28 of 44
29. Hawaii Trip!Source:Getty 29 of 44
30. Obama Loves Team USA & His WifeSource:Getty 30 of 44
31. Malia and Sasha ObamaSource:Getty 31 of 44
32. Michelle Plays on a BikeSource:Getty 32 of 44
33. Obama Loves Team USA, His Wife & MaliaSource:Getty 33 of 44
34. Reading TimeSource:Pete Souza 34 of 44
35. Family SupportSource:Getty 35 of 44
36. The Sister SelfieSource:Pete Souza 36 of 44
37. Supporting MomSource:Pete Souza 37 of 44
38. Giving Back On MLK DaySource:Getty 38 of 44
39. Obamas Give Back To The CommunitySource:Getty 39 of 44
40. Always Supporting Small BusinessesSource:Getty 40 of 44
41. Obama SwaggerSource:Getty 41 of 44
42. Laughs & TurkeysSource:Getty 42 of 44
43. Christmas With The ObamasSource:Getty 43 of 44
44. 50th Anniversary Of March On SelmaSource:Pete Souza 44 of 44