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  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 40% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-eight percent (58%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 25% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 48% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -23. (see trends).

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  • Voters Are More Supportive of Trump Opponents in Congress

    Maybe Republicans in Congress who won’t work with President Trump are on to something. Voters, for now at least, say they’re more likely to reward the anti-Trumpers. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 13-14, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Nearly Half Still Think Trump Less Ethical Than Most Politicians

    Voters consider President Trump less ethical than his predecessor in the White House, and many still suspect he has less ethics than other politicians.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters think President Trump is less ethical than most other politicians.  A year ago, 46% felt this way about then-candidate Trump, but this finding fell slightly to 40% in December. Just 23% think the president is more ethical than most politicians, down from a high of 29% in December, while 26% think he is about equally as ethical as most of his peers. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 9-10, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Most Republicans Credit Trump for Job Creation

    Late last week, following the release of new employment numbers by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, President Trump touted the success of more than one million new jobs added to the economy since he took office. Republicans credit that success to Trump’s handling of job creation and issues affecting small business, but Democrats aren’t so convinced. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 9-10, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Voters Don’t Credit Trump For Improving Economy

    The stock market is at record highs. Unemployment hit a 10-year low in May, and economic confidence is at its highest level in several years.  But voters apparently don’t believe President Trump or his policies have anything to do with it.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 39% of Likely U.S. Voters give the president good or excellent marks for the way he is handling economic issues. Forty-four percent (44%) rate his economic performance as poor. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 30-31, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Most Voters Say Trump Is His Own Worst Enemy

    President Trump has met the enemy, and it’s himself.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters think Trump is his own worst political enemy. In distant second is the national media, cited as his worst enemy by 25%.

    Just 14% believe Democrats are the Republican president’s chief political foe, while five percent (5%) blame other Republicans. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 30-31, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Trump’s Full-Month Approval Takes a Hit in July

    When tracking President Trump’s job approval on a daily basis,  people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture. To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results for Trump’s presidency can be seen in the graphics below.

    The president earned a monthly job approval of 43% in July, a three-point drop from 46% in June. Fifty-seven percent (57%) disapproved of his job performance last month, up from 54% the month before.

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    Daily tracking results are collected via telephone surveys of 500 likely voters per night. The monthly numbers in this article are based on approximately 10,000 interviews each month with likely voters. The margin of sampling error is less than +/- 1 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

  • Voters Say Trump No Better Than Obama On Immigration

    Illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border has fallen to a 17-year low since President Trump took office, but voters don’t think he’s doing any better than his predecessor handling the nation’s immigration situation in general.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 38% of Likely U.S. Voters rate the president’s handling of issues related to immigration as good or excellent. Forty-nine percent (49%) say he’s doing a poor job. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 30-31, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Voters See Republicans As Bigger Roadblock Than Democrats For Trump

    Voters are now more likely to believe Republicans in Congress are the bigger problem for President Trump than Democrats are.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters believe congressional Republicans are a bigger problem for the president, while 36% believe Democrats are the bigger problem. A sizable 22% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 20 & 23, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • AG Sessions More Popular Than Obama's Holder, Lynch

    President Trump last week called Attorney General Jeff Sessions “beleaguered” and said he would have picked someone else if he knew Sessions would recuse himself from the Russia investigation. Voters see Sessions more favorably than either of President Obama's attorneys general but not by much.

    Thirty-seven percent (37%) of Likely U.S. Voters have a favorable opinion of Sessions, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey. Forty-seven percent (47%) view the former Alabama attorney general and U.S. senator unfavorably. This includes 14% with a Very Favorable opinion and 28% with a Very Unfavorable one. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on July 20 & 23, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.