Reality Check! According to the latest CBS poll: Little has changed since the 2018 congressional elections regarding evaluations of Donald Trump's overall job performance. His approval rating is 39 percent among Americans overall - the same as last month - with 85 percent of Republicans approving and 90 percent of Democrats disapproving of the job he's doing. By almost three to one, more Americans saw the midterm elections as a rejection of Mr. Trump and his policies than an endorsement. Democrats were particularly likely to see it this way. Less than a quarter of Republicans saw the election as a rejection of the President, and half said it wasn't about him. Trump's approval rating is only at 39 percent, don't you think his rhetoric is hurting him?
Be Careful! Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw pushed back Sunday morning in a CBS News roundtable on the idea that President Trump is undermining democracy and attacking the free press. Rep.-elect Chrissy Houlahan (D-Penn.), one of three Democrats facing off with Crenshaw, argued on "Face the Nation" that Trump is "literally" attacking the press with his inflammatory rhetoric. "I would argue that our president is consistently disruptive...and I would argue that he treats with disrespect," she said. Crenshaw (R-Texas), a former Navy SEAL who lost his right eye in a 2012 IED attack, quickly refuted Houlahan's remark. "I've literally been attacked. Let's choose our words carefully," Crenshaw replied.
Karl Rove, Former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush, Wall Street Journal Columnist and Fox News Contributor, joins the show live.
Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)is a member of the Judiciary Committee, and serves as Chairman of the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee protecting business competition and personal freedom. Senator Lee joins to discuss news of the day and more.
AB Stoddard, associate editor and columnist at RealClearPolitics, gives her take on today's news.
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