What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending October 2, 2021
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 42%.
- After the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff contradicted President Joe Biden’s statements about plans for the U.S. withdrawal Afghanistan, a majority of voters think Gen. Mark Milley is telling the truth – and say his plan was better than Biden’s.
- Most Americans have noticed they’re paying more at the pump lately, and they expect the price of gasoline to keep going up.
- Voters strongly disagree with President Joe Biden administration’s decision to turn loose more than 12,000 Haitian migrants in the United States, and a majority now say former President Donald Trump’s immigration policy was better.
- Fewer voters approve of how the U.S. Supreme Court is doing its job than a year ago, and are more likely to say the court is too conservative than too liberal.
- Most voters are against the $3.5 trillion “reconciliation” budget bill now pending in Congress, and are also opposed to raising the national debt ceiling.
- Despite all the talk about “green” technology as a way to fight climate change, most Americans don’t think electric vehicles are practical now and don’t expect them to replace gasoline-powered cars soon.
- As the 2021 hurricane season winds down, most Americans believe global warming is to blame for extreme weather.
- Thirty-four percent (32%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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