What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending June 5, 2021
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 49%.
- Most voters in both major parties believe their ideological views are moving away from party leaders, but the view is more pronounced among Republican voters.
- The president earned a monthly job approval of 52% in May, up three points from April. Forty-six percent (46%) disapproved of his job performance in May, down three points from 49% in April.
- While support from black voters was crucial to President Joe Biden’s election, most voters – including most black voters – don’t believe the new president has improved race relations or made life better for young black people.
- Fewer than a third of voters believe President Joe Biden is a stronger leader than most recent presidents, and a majority view him as less aggressive in his dealings with foreign leaders.
- Most voters aren’t buying President Joe Biden’s rhetoric about the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, nor do they agree with the media about last summer’s “mostly peaceful protests.”
- Online streaming services have grown increasingly popular and more than two-thirds of Americans are now streaming movies and TV programs at home.
- Amid reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be ousted by a rival political coalition, most American voters don’t think the U.S.-Israel relationship has improved since President Joe Biden took office.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of May 23-27, 2021, rose to 89.9, up from 88.1 two weeks earlier.
- Forty-two percent (42%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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