Welcome to the Voice of America's “News Words”, where we teach you about words in the news.
This word is one you hear in many stories about politicians. It has to do with trust.
The president's credibility has suffered serious damage, says analyst Stu Rothenberg.
He says that will have an impact on Democratic candidates in next year's mid-term elections.
Credibility. It means you can believe and trust what a person says.
It is a good quality to have.
So when politicians lose credibility, their popularity goes down, too.
Now, when you hear the word “credibility,” you will know what this News Word means.