Saturday, March 16, 2019
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Trump ended the week with a daily job approval of 48%.
- Americans strongly suspect that the just uncovered college admissions cheating scandal is only the tip of the iceberg as far as the country’s top schools are concerned.
- Voters have a more favorable opinion of President Trump’s leadership these days, but they still think he’s too confrontational.
- Most voters think Democrats are wrong to bar Fox News from hosting any of their presidential candidate debates but don’t want President Trump to retaliate against pro-Democratic networks.
- Voters still like the idea of across-the-board cuts in the federal budget but are increasingly pessimistic that big cuts are on the way - despite President Trump’s plan for a five-percent reduction in all non-defense discretionary spending.
- Voters still tend to oppose President Trump’s declared national emergency to build a border wall and are more likely to reward than punish members of Congress who vote to stop it.
- Voters rate anti-Semitism as an increasingly serious problem in America today and see it on the rise among Democrats.
- Thirty-seven percent (37%) of voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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