Voters, Like Trump, Still Put America First
President Trump was criticized at a summit with European leaders this week for putting America’s interests ahead of global needs. Voters still share the president’s America First attitude but not as strongly as they did when he first took office.
When they think about problems in the world, 50% of Likely U.S. Voters still are more interested in finding a solution that most benefits the United States as opposed to one that is better for the whole world. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 44% are more interested in what’s better for the world. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 12-13, 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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