What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending October 19, 2019
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Trump ended the holiday polling week with a daily job approval of 47%.
- Just over half of voters still believe in the likelihood of an illegal high-level effort to stop the Trump presidency, but not nearly as many expect anyone to be punished for it. Voters are evenly divided over which of the major 2016 presidential campaigns is more likely to have had illegal foreign help.
- Most Americans who value their faith agree with Attorney General William Barr’s strongly worded speech last week declaring that religion is under heavy cultural attack.
- Fewer Americans suffered through the flu last winter, and most plan to get a flu shot to make sure they duck it again.
- Nearly half of voters still regard Syria as important to America’s well-being, but Democrats feel that way much more strongly than other voters.
- Voters remain sure that President Trump and the Democratic Party know where they’re headed, but they’re less confident that Republicans have a similar focus.
- Even Democrats aren’t overly thrilled about their party’s presidential debates so far, but one-in-five who’ve followed the debates say they’ve switched candidates since they began.
- Christopher Columbus is still hanging in there. Most Americans still favor a national holiday – celebrated today this year – for the man generally credited with “discovering” America.
- Thirty-nine percent (39%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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