Rating President Trump on the Issues
47% Give Trump Positive Marks on Foreign Policy
Friday, June 22, 2018
With the economy soaring, President Trump’s ratings on economic issues are on the rise. Voters are pretty happy with his foreign policy, too, following his generally well-received summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of U.S. Likely Voters now rate the way Trump is handling economic issues as good or excellent. That’s up from 39% a year ago and 45% at the beginning of 2018. This is higher praise on the economy than President Obama received during most of his presidency. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 17-18, 2018 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.
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