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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending May 25, 2019

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

- President Trump ended the week with a daily job approval of 46%. 

- Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts edges President Trump in the latest White House Watch hypothetical 2020 matchup.

- New York City is considering joining San Francisco and Los Angeles in banning the sale of fur, but Americans aren’t eager to extend that ban to the area where they live. Few think it’s government’s job to regulate what’s legitimately for sale to the public anyway.

- Voters feel good about the U.S. Postal Service but aren’t sure they want to expand its job description to include banking services as prominent Democrats are proposing.

- Voters tend to agree with Senator Bernie Sanders that America will be in big trouble very soon if it doesn’t aggressively tackle climate change, even though they question the integrity of politicians who champion the issue.

- An armed guard is credited with dramatically limiting a school shooting in Colorado earlier this month, but while most Americans still like the idea of armed school guards, support is down from past surveying.

- Few voters think it’s too hard to get an abortion in America today, but several states are moving to make it harder. Voters still tend to think abortion policy should be set at the federal level, however.

- Voters continue to believe the U.S. immigration system is broken and still tend to favor shifting to the skills-based system that President Trump is proposing.

- Forty (40%) of voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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