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  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove.

     

    The latest figures for Trump include 29% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 44% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15. (see trends).

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  • 76% of GOP Voters Believe Most Reporters Biased Against Trump

    Voters are still critical of the news coverage President Trump is getting and continue to believe most reporters are out to get him.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 34% of Likely U.S. Voters rate the media coverage of the president as good or excellent. Forty-four percent (44%) describe the coverage of Trump as poor. Both findings are up slightly from January just before Trump took office and are consistent with views of the media coverage of last year's Clinton. vs. Trump presidential campaign. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 18-19, 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.

  • 66% of GOP Voters Say Comey Should Be Prosecuted for Leaking to Media

    A sizable number of voters, including most Republicans, believe former FBI Director James Comey should be punished for leaking to the media.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 41% of all Likely U.S. Voters believe Comey should be prosecuted for leaking information to the media at the time he was director of the FBI. Slightly more (47%) disagree and say he should not be prosecuted for leaking at the time he was one of the nation’s top law enforcement officials. Twelve percent (12%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 12-13, 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.

  • Democrats Like Coverage of Comey Testimony; Republicans Less So

    Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate last week about his relationship with President Trump prior to his firing. Voters are generally on the fence about the political news they receive, but Democrats are giving higher marks on the coverage of Comey’s public testimony than Republicans.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters rate the media’s coverage of Comey’s testimony before a Senate panel last week as good or excellent. Just 20% rate the coverage of his public testimony as poor. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 8 and 11, 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.

  • 49% Think Trump Tried to Block FBI’s Russia Probe

    Following former FBI Director James Comey’s public testimony before a Senate panel, voters tend to believe that President Trump tried to interfere with the Russia probe. But as usual, party affiliation makes a big difference. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 8 and 11, 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.

  • Comey Edges Trump In Voter Trust

    Hillary Clinton blames former FBI Director James Comey for her loss last November, but a sizable majority of Democrats have more confidence in Comey than in the man who actually beat her. Republicans strongly disagree.

    Comey is scheduled to testify publicly today before a Senate panel about his relationship with President Trump, who recently fired him. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 45% of all Likely U.S. Voters trust Comey more than Trump. Thirty-seven percent (37%) trust the president more, while 18% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 6-7, 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 Not Convinced World Leaders Should Have Trump’s Cell Number

    Donald Trump is the first U.S. president to hand out his personal cellphone number to several other world leaders, but most voters don’t think he should break from the norm.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national online and telephone survey finds that just 36% of Likely U.S. Voters think it’s a good move from a foreign policy standpoint for President Trump to give his personal telephone number to several world leaders so they can dial him directly at any time. Fifty-seven percent (57%) think Trump should maintain a more traditional telephone arrangement so that all his calls with world leaders can be monitored. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 31-June 1, 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 Approval Continues to Fall in May

    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.

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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.

  • Just 29% Think Trump Can Improve Relations With the Media

    Most voters still feel President Trump is to blame for his bad relationship with the media but also don't think there is anything he can do about it.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 54% of Likely U.S. Voters say Trump is more to blame for his troubled relationship with most traditional media outlets. Forty-one percent (41%) think the media is more to blame. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 17-18, 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 Are Less Sure Trump Will Undo Obama’s Accomplishments

    Voters believe more strongly that President Trump is a conservative, but one hundred days into his presidency, Republicans in particular are much less confident that he will erase President Obama’s legacy.

    But only 17% of all voters say Trump is unlikely to put an end to most of Obama’s changes, with just two percent (2%) who feel it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 1-2, 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.