What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending June 4, 2022
surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 40%.
- Congress is considering a huge pay increase for federal employees, but a plurality of Americans think government workers are already better off than employees in the private sector.
- The president earned a monthly job approval of 42% in May, unchanged from April. Fifty-six percent (56%) disapproved of his job performance in May, also unchanged from April.
- Mental health problems are seen as a leading factor in mass shootings by young men, and voters overwhelmingly support so-called “red flag laws” to help prevent such tragedies.
- Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer for most Americans, nearly half of whom expect to take a vacation this summer.
- The new documentary “2000 Mules,” which investigates evidence of widespread cheating in the 2020 presidential election, is hitting home with voters who have seen the film.
- The 2022 midterm elections are now 158 days away, and Republicans have an eight-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.
- Americans consider exercise important, and the vast majority exercise at least once a week.
- Most voters are concerned about “hate speech” on the Internet, but are divided about whether it can be suppressed without violating First Amendment free speech protections.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of May 22-26, 2022, decreased to 91.2, down more than a point from 92.5 two weeks earlier.
- Twenty-five percent (25%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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