What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending January 8, 2022
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 41%.
- Nearly a year after former President Donald Trump left office, many voters still view him favorably, while Democrats consider most of his supporters to be racists.
- President Joe Biden is doing a poor job on both national security and economic issues, according to a majority of voters.
- Fewer voters now trust the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and many believe the agency is acting as President Joe Biden’s “personal Gestapo.”
- The president earned a monthly job approval of 42% in December, unchanged from November.
- As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 produces a spike in cases nationwide, about three-quarters of Americans are already vaccinated against the coronavirus, and two-thirds of those have gotten booster shots.
- Voter confidence in President Joe Biden’s ability to do the job remains low and most don’t expect a second term for the oldest president in U.S. history.
- After a year in which many cities set new homicide records, a plurality of Americans say crime is getting worse in their communities.
- Thirty percent (30%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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