Daniel Halper of the Washington Free Beacon reacts.
Hillary Clinton’s approval scores have hit an all-time low, reflecting the sustained scrutiny the previous secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee continues to face even after her election loss.
Based on a brand new Gallup Ballot measuring Clinton’s favorability from Dec. four via Dec. 11, Clinton’s ranking is down 5 factors since June — to simply 36 p.c. Her unfavorable ranking is at 61 p.c, a brand new excessive.
President Trump’s numbers are in about the identical place. The survey present Trump’s favorability at 35 p.c throughout the identical time interval.
Trump has suffered from low approval scores for a lot of the 12 months. However it’s shocking for a candidate not in workplace to see such a scores droop.
Clinton, regardless of her loss, has dominated the headlines for months — happening a e book tour and the interview circuit to advertise her marketing campaign memoir, “What Occurred.”
Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile revived criticism of the Clinton marketing campaign in her not too long ago launched e book that claimed the celebration main was rigged towards Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. The Clinton marketing campaign additionally was not too long ago linked to the controversial anti-Trump file that was compiled in the course of the marketing campaign season.
In the meantime, greater than a 12 months later, Republicans are nonetheless complaining about former FBI Director James Comey’s dealing with of the Clinton electronic mail investigation–with some even calling for a second particular counsel to research Obama- and Clinton-related controversies.
Clinton didn’t get pleasure from excessive scores in the course of the 2016 marketing campaign both.
All through the presidential election, Clinton’s favorable scores had been solely at round 40 p.c – among the many worst for a presidential candidate, however nonetheless increased than these for then-candidate Trump.
Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox Information. Observe her on Twitter at @brookefoxnews.