In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, Trump is pictured during the second presidential debate in Milwaukee, Wis.
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)In this Aug 11, 2017 photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during the third presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)In 2016, President Donald Trump’s approval rating was just 22 percent.
In 2016, his disapproval rating was 52 percent.
Trump has said that he was not running against Hillary Clinton, but he has been criticized for using “words” that might have been racially insensitive.
Trump’s campaign said on Wednesday that the comments were made during a radio interview.
“This was not a scripted event,” campaign spokesman Jason Miller told reporters.
Trump is scheduled to make a campaign appearance on Fox News Channel on Thursday.