US President Donald Trump’s support among the country’s union workers has dropped 15 points in just a year, a new poll reveals.
According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll published on Friday, in the same poll last month Trump enjoyed 60 percent support among union workers.
However the number has dropped steadily nearly every month since then, according to a report by Reuters, despite his pursuit of trade tariffs that labor unions have traditionally supported.
The poll also reveals that Trump’s support among union workers is now at 47 percent, down from its all-time high of 62 percent.
According to Reuters, Trump tended to win union supporters in areas where union workers make up a smaller percentage of the overall workforce, such as the southwest and the Carolinas.
Trump has recently stressed the need for Republicans to maintain their majority in the House of Representatives in the upcoming midterm elections; otherwise he would face…