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A new poll has found that US President Donald Trump is as highly disliked by American people as former President Richard Nixon, just prior to his resignation as the result of the infamous Watergate scandal.

The findings of the new survey conducted by Marist College shows that 45 percent rated Trump’s job performance as poor — the same percentage who stated that Nixon was doing poorly as president in a Harris poll, US-based news broadcaster CNN reported on Saturday.

According to the poll, only 20 percent of respondents rated Trump’s job performance as excellent while another 20 percent said that he was doing a “pretty good” job. Less than half of Republican participants — 49 percent — further said the US president was doing an excellent job, compared to just two percent of Democrats taking part in the survey.

The Marist Poll was conducted July 19-22 and has a margin of error of +/- 3.6 percentage points, said the…

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