Most Democrats Still Credit Obama for U.S. Economic Gains
Over a year after President Obama left office, a sizable number of voters - including most Democrats - remain convinced that he's responsible for the continuing boom in the U.S. economy.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 42% of all Likely U.S. Voters think the improving economy is due more to the policies Obama put in place than to President Trump. However, 47% disagree and say Trump deserves the credit for the economic turnaround. Eleven percent (11%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on February 7-8, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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