(CNN/LIN) — New numbers are out on President Barack Obama's approval ratings, and it might not come as a surprise that the numbers aren't as rosy as the White House may want them to be.
According to a recent poll, the number of Americans who think Obama is honest has dropped eight points since May, contributing to the president's lowest rating in more than a year and a half.
- For a complete breakdown of Obama's approval ratings, watch the video player above.
This CNN/ORC International survey comes after the Obama administration has had to react to a number of controversies:
- The National Security Agency's national surveillance program
- The Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups who applied for a tax-exempt status
- The Justice Department's database of secretly obtained phone records of journalists
- The seemingly never-ending criticism of Obama administration's handling of the September 2012 attack in Benghazi that left a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans dead
Despite the political doubts at home, Obama is taking his economic and foreign policies abroad this week, arriving in Belfast on June 17 to give a speech on Northern Ireland's reconsolidation.
He will then attend a two-day summit to meet with leaders from Germany, France, Italy, Britain, Canada, Japan and Russia. Aides say the president will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and end his trip Wednesday after visiting Berlin.
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