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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending August 24, 2019

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:

- President Trump ended the holiday polling week with a daily job approval of 48%. 

- Voters think Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has lied about her Native American heritage in the past, but most also say it’s not a critical issue when it comes to how they will vote.

- Distrust of political news reporting remains at a record high, with just over half of voters now convinced that most in the media are out to get President Trump.

- After the latest spate of mass shootings, Americans are less convinced than ever that violent video games and movies are to blame.

- Voters still don’t see eye-to-eye with most members of Congress and continue to believe that Americans aren’t truly represented by either of the major political parties.

- If President Trump wants to buy Greenland, most strong Trump supporters are all for it, but like other voters, they’re wary of adding more states to the union

- Several top Senate Democrats warned the U.S. Supreme Court last week to change its current judicial direction or else face restructuring. For the first time in over 10 years of surveying, most voters agree the high court is correctly guided by the U.S. Constitution but also don’t disagree that change is needed.

- Thirty-seven percent (37%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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