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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending January 4, 2020

Saturday, January 04, 2020

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

- President Trump ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 50%. 

- Voters trust President Trump more than the average member of Congress or the average reporter when it comes to the economy, but most continue to trust themselves the most.

- Despite his impeachment by House Democrats last month, the president earned a monthly job approval of 49% in December, up two points from November and just one point shy of his high for 2019 of 50% in April.

- Joe Biden still leads the Democratic presidential pack, but as the campaign season begins in earnest, he has fallen to his lowest level of support to date.

- Americans still don’t think much of New Year’s Day as far as holidays go, and most were planning to be well-behaved last night when welcoming in the new year.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of December 23-28, 2019, is at 100.1, up from 97 the week before.

- Most Americans will once again welcome the new year from home, and for many a kiss will be on the agenda.

-  Americans are more optimistic about the year ahead than they have been in a long time. With a presidential election coming in November, it’s interesting to note that Republicans are a lot more enthusiastic about 2020 than Democrats are.

- Thirty-eight percent (38%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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