What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending June 13, 2020
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Trump ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 43%.
- As more of the country exits the lockdown and the stock market climbs to pre-pandemic levels, economic confidence is on the rebound, jumping 16 points from last month to 109.8 in June.
- Most voters have a high regard for the police and think they’re likely to be around for a long time to come.
- Leading the nation through the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, the president earned a monthly job approval of 47% in May, up from 45% in April but still short of his high of 49% for the year to date in February.
- The popularity of the Black Lives Matter movement has climbed dramatically after several days of protest following the police killing of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis.
- Despite the high-profile anti-police protests nationwide, few Americans believe there are too many cops in this country, and most reject the push by the political left to defund police departments.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of May 31-June 4, 2020 has climbed to 104.6, up from 101.4 the week before, as the economy roars back despite nationwide racial protest.
- Twenty-seven percent (27%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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