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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending March 9, 2019

Saturday, March 09, 2019

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:

- President Trump ended the week with a daily job approval of 50%. 

- Daylight Saving Time is upon us again, and most Americans know which way to re-set their clocks. But that doesn’t mean they like it.

- Talk about the enemy within – voters think it’s Congress.

- Most states have designated English as their official language, and Americans continue to strongly believe that should be national policy as well. 

- A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would legalize marijuana nationally, and most voters like the idea.

- Despite former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s much-ballyhooed testimony before Congress last week and congressional Democrats’ big investigative push against the president, voters don’t see impeachment in the cards. But they give Democrats a better chance of winning the White House in 2020. 

- The president earned a monthly job approval of 49% in February, rebounding five points from January and recapturing the high ground he held for most of 2018. In January, Trump’s job approval had fallen to its lowest level in a year, but it has turned around since his well-received State of the Union address. Fifty percent (50%) still disapproved of his job performance last month, but that’s down from 55% in January.

- Voters aren’t all that supportive of a military draft, but if there is one, they think women should be just as eligible as men. Women aren’t so sure of that. 

- Thirty-eight percent (38%) of voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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