Poll: Majority of Americans approve of Trump's 'America First' message, despite what your friend's Facebook posts say

Rebecca Savransky | The Hill -- 

A majority of Americans approve of the "America First" message President Trump conveyed in his inaugural address, according to a new poll.

A Politico/Morning Consult poll finds 65 percent of Americans had a positive reaction to the president's message.

The poll also finds 49 percent of those who watched or heard the president's inauguration speech said it was excellent or good. Only 39 percent thought the speech was fair or poor.

Fifty-one percent of voters thought the speech was "optimistic," 46 percent said it was "presidential" and 44 percent said it was "inspiring."

Sixty-one percent of respondents said they agreed with the president's plan to "buy American and hire American."

After his first few days in office, Trump has an approval rating of 46 percent and a disapproval rating of 37 percent. Another 38 percent say the country is on the right track, and 62 percent say it's on the wrong track.

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