In the "surge" counties, Trump beat Hillary Clinton by a combined 65 percent-to-29 percent margin, and in the "flip" counties Trump's margin was 58 percent to 39 percent.
The 40 percent rating by those who agree with Trump on issues is among the lowest given to presidents since the survey began.
As many previous polls have indicated, Trump's mounting scandals regarding whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's election are not of concern to most rank-and-file Republicans. Even more stinging, of those who believe so, 67 percent believe the Trump team was in on it. Narrowing in on Trump's negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, 19% said they trust Trump to handle such talks, while 48% said they do not trust Trump in that regard.
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ABC News reported that 60% think Russian Federation had a role in the 2016 presidential election, with more than half of those who held that opinion saying they thought Trump's campaign aided their efforts.
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The average drop in approval is eight percentage points, but Trump's rating is 14 percent lower than it was when he took office, according to the report.
57 percent of born-again Christians back Trump.
A majority of independent voters - 55 percent - said the Democratic party merely stands against the president.
For health care, participants prefer Obamacare over any Republican replacement, 50% to 24%.
The Democratic Party appears to be almost as unpopular as Mr. Trump.
Other key findings reveal that 61 percent of respondents say America is on the wrong path - up 12 points since December.
The Washington Post/ABC News poll was conducted July 10-13 and polled a sample of 1,001 adults by phone. They're the worst of any president since polling began 70 years ago.