Transcript for Disapproval Rating for President Obama at Record High
We begin with president Obama's approval ratings taking a major meeting in the latest poll released overnight he is hitting new record lows this frustration mounts over not just the -- of obamacare but. With the new health care law that overall. -- ABC news Washington Post but president Obama's overall job. Approval rating at just 42%. Down thirteen points this year 55%. Disapprove. A new record high first presidency. And the president's other ratings are tumbling as well. Only 46%. See him as a strong leader 47%. CMOs honest and trustworthy. And 47%. Say he understands americans' problems -- the negativity is the botched rollout of obamacare Americans by nearly two to one disapprove of his handling of the -- And opposition to the Affordable Care Act is at an all time high 57%. Last week the president said he didn't know the extent of the problems of the obamacare web site when it launched. I'm accused of a lot of things but. I don't think I'm stupid enough to go around saying this is going to be. Like shopping on Amazon or travelocity and this week more assurances from the White House the goal here is obviously to get people. Through that system and by the system we don't mean the website -- through the system and and therefore allow them to. In role in a plan an estimated seven million Americans have already been told they're losing their current health plans. This morning there are signs of a fix sources close to the website repair effort say the pace of enrollment on health -- dot gov has nearly doubled since the end of October. Software engineers -- resolving some 200 of the more than 600 defects that all but have derailed that web site. Now as of last week number of people who have successfully enrolled in a plan through obamacare was more than 50000 that is nearly twice the number from last month but only 110 of the administration's target.
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