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Media Fail: Trump More Popular than Obama at This Point in Presidency

According to the well-regarded Rasmussen poll (by way of Jim Hoft, who first connected these dots), President Trump’s job approval rating sits at a healthy 48 percent. At this exact time in his own presidency (February 7, 2010), Barack Obama’s job approval rating was just 44 percent. That puts Trump at +4 over Obama.

US special envoy Jason Greenblatt (L) attends the launch of a project to improve access to wastewater treatment and water for Palestinian farmers, on October 15, 2017, in the city of Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The $10 million project aims to increase the number of homes connected to the Jericho area's wastewater treatment plant. / AFP PHOTO / JAAFAR ASHTIYEH (Photo credit should read JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images)

PA Slams Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Over Claim Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt is a “Zionist” who has “no chance of succeeding” in securing peace in the region, the Palestinian Authority said Monday, after Greenblatt slammed the Palestinian leadership for “walking away” from negotiations and “lecturing” the U.S. on its decisions regarding aid money.