What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending June 20, 2020
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Trump ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 47%.
- Most voters in both major parties continue to believe their ideological views are moving away from the leaders of their parties.
- President Trump drew criticism from retired military leaders when he recently threatened to use the armed forces to calm domestic unrest, and veterans in general are a lot more critical of the president than they have been in the past.
- Voters still don’t trust the political news they get and think it remains biased against President Trump. But they’re also following the news more closely these days.
- Belief that black lives matter more than all lives is up from five years ago, but most voters still put all lives first. Voters also still favor a Blue Lives Matter law in their state to protect the police.
- The economy has been hard hit by the coronavirus crisis, but confidence in the housing market remains high.
- Positive views of race relations in this country have taken a beating in recent days, although most continue to reject the idea that racism is rampant in America.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of June 7-11, 2020 has climbed further to 105.7, up from 104.6 the week before, as America moves beyond the coronavirus crisis.
- With race-driven anti-police protests nationwide, one-in-three voters continue to believe America is on the brink of another civil war. Blacks are the least optimistic that the protests will lead to positive change but the most supportive of removing Confederate symbols from public display.
- Twenty-five percent (25%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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