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What Should Trump Do First?

Monday, November 14, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump in a “60 Minutes” interview on CBS last night made it clear that Obamacare and the U.S. Supreme Court are high on his list of action items, and voters think that’s a good place to start.

Rasmussen Reports asked Likely U.S. Voters what Trump should do first when he takes office in January, and 25% say repealing and replacing Obamacare. The new national telephone and online survey finds that nearly as many (22%) think he should fill the long-standing vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Nine percent (9%) say Trump should end President Obama’s executive orders first, while eight percent (8%) believe repealing the nuclear deal with Iran should be his first official act. Surprisingly, in last place on the list of five options we gave voters is building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, with just six percent (6%) saying the new president should move on it first. Twenty-five percent (25%) opt for something else. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national telephone survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports on November 9-10, 2016. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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