What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending May 8, 2021
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 51%.
- President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan has support from a majority of voters, but an even larger majority want Biden and Democrats to compromise with congressional Republicans infrastructure spending.
- The good news is that half of Americans now believe we are winning the war against COVID-19. The bad news is, nearly half still want you to keep wearing a mask, even if you’re vaccinated against the virus.
- Most voters view domestic terrorism as a greater danger to America than foreign threats, and don’t have much confidence that President Biden can cope with the threat.
- In the wake of Facebook’s decision to permanently ban former President Donald Trump from the platform, a majority of voters now favor ending legal protections for social media companies.
- Americans have been on a gun-buying spree the past year, to such an extent that many firearms owners now report difficulty finding enough ammunition.
- More than half of Americans say they know someone who is looking for a job, and their views on the current job market are worse than they’ve been in several years.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of April 25-29, 2021 rose to 86.9, up from 83.7 two weeks earlier.
- Thirty-nine percent (39%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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