Good morning, NBC News readers.President Donald Trump’s approval rating takes a hit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves intensive care, and it’s revealed that American intelligence documented an emerging health crisis in China as early as November.Here’s what we’re watching this Friday morning.Trump approval dips as Americans question his handling of coronavirus crisisAs deaths and mass unemployment continue to rise across the United States, Trump’s job approval has taken a negative turn.After enjoying a spike in March, the president’s ratings have fallen back to the mid-40 percent range where they were before the global pandemic.Most presidents tend to enjoy a boost during national crises. But these numbers suggest that this was short-lived for Trump, who has sought to portray himself as a wartime president leading the country to victory.The figures also show he trails former Vice President Joe Biden, who this week became the apparent Democratic nominee to face him in November.Trump during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on April 7.Doug Mills / Pool via Getty ImagesDownload the NBC News app to stay on top of developments.Check out our live blog for the latest updates.See maps of where the virus has spread in the U.S.


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