TRUMP JOB APPROVAL: AVERAGE 43%
Down 1 from yesterday
RON’S COMMENT: Today’s average is based on five polls, ranging from 39% (Politico) to 47% (Rasmussen). Without these extremes it would still be 43%…. Trump’s disapproval rating averages 55% today, which is 12 points higher than his approval rating…. See the trend in Trump’s job approval average since the beginning of 2020 at approval trend.
RED TAPE IN HEALTHCARE: AN ONLINE FORUM
Thursday at 11am ET
Sponsored by Common Good and its Campaign for Common Good
American healthcare is unnecessarily expensive. Common Good, a nonpartisan reform coalition, is convening an online forum this Thursday, August 20, at 11 am to discuss how to reduce red tape and realign incentives.
Panelists are: Shari M. Erickson, Vice President, Governmental Affairs and Medical Practice, American College of Physicians; Sandeep Jauhar, author and contributing opinion writer, New York Times; Vivian Lee, author of The Long Fix: Solving America’s Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone; Mark McClellan, Duke University; former Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and Ashley Thompson, Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis and Development, American Hospital Association
Preregistration is required. For more information and to register, click here.