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January 3, 2022

50% of Voters Say Capitol Riot Was ‘Threat to Democracy’

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the January 6 Capitol riot.  Half of voters believe the riot by some supporters of former President Donald Trump was a threat to democracy, and most Democrats believe it was a conspiracy involving GOP officials.

February 18, 2021

Trump Still Favorite of Most GOP Voters After Impeachment Trial

In the wake of former President Donald Trump’s acquittal in his second impeachment trial, Republican voters still overwhelmingly favor Trump as their party’s leader.

February 16, 2021

Voters Sharply Divided Over Impeachment Verdict

In the wake of former President Trump’s acquittal in his second impeachment trial, voters are deeply divided over the verdict.

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February 10, 2021

71% of GOP Voters Say Troops Unnecessary for D.C. Security, But Democrats Disagree

With 7,000 National Guard troops deployed to Washington, D.C., during the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump, Americans are divided along partisan lines about whether this extra security is necessary.

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February 9, 2021

Most Voters Don’t Expect Senate to Convict Trump, Won’t Watch Impeachment Trial

The Senate begins its impeachment trial of former President Trump this week, but most voters don’t believe Trump will be convicted and few expect to watch the entire trial on TV.

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January 28, 2021

57% of Voters Say Trump Impeachment Will Further Divide America

Most voters say former President Trump should be acquitted in next month’s Senate impeachment trial, which they expect to make America’s political division worse.

January 26, 2021

Most GOP Voters Say Trump Third Party Is a Good Idea

While advisers to Donald Trump have denied this week that the former president is planning to organize a third party, most Republican voters think a separate Trump party would be a good idea.

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January 20, 2021

Trump Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows...

January 6, 2021

Trump Closes With Monthly Approval at 47%

When tracking President Trump’s job approval on a daily basis, people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture. To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results for Trump’s presidency can be seen in the graphics below.

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September 16, 2020

New Highs for Trump's Handling of Economy, National Security

Voters now give President Trump the highest marks of his presidency when it comes to his handling of the economy and national security. He's doing better than President Obama was going into the 2012 election.

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August 21, 2020

45% Say Trump Has Kept His Campaign Promises More Than Most

Voters remain dismissive of politicians and their campaign promises but think President Trump has delivered more than most.

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June 19, 2020

Military Voters Are A Lot More Critical of Trump

President Trump drew criticism from retired military leaders when he recently threatened to use the armed forces to calm domestic unrest, and veterans in general are a lot more critical of the president than they have been in the past.

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June 18, 2020

Most Don’t Trust Political News But Following More Closely

Voters still don’t trust the political news they get and think it remains biased against President Trump. But they’re also following the news more closely these days.

May 18, 2020

Voters Break Even Over Justice’s Decision To Toss Flynn Case

Voters are evenly divided over whether the U.S. Justice Department should have dropped its crumbling case against former Trump adviser Michael Flynn, even though they tend to think his conviction was valid. But once again there’s a sharp partisan difference of opinion.

February 10, 2020

Most See Impeachment As Failed Strategy, Want Democrats to Move On

Impeachment is over and done with as far as most voters are concerned. The House Democrats’ failed effort to remove President Trump has just made him stronger politically, voters say.

February 4, 2020

Few Minds Have Been Changed by Senate Impeachment Trial

The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump may have dominated the headlines, but it has had little impact on perhaps the most important jury, America’s voters.

January 31, 2020

Most Voters Tell Senate: Leave Trump's Future to Us in November

Most voters oppose the U.S. Senate’s removal of President Trump from office and say that decision should be left up to them in November.

January 27, 2020

Most Say Impeachment No Problem for Trump in Upcoming Election

Most voters think President Trump’s impeachment won’t hurt him at the polls in November and don’t share House Democrats’ concern that the upcoming election may be unfair if Trump is one of the candidates.

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January 22, 2020

55% Favor Calling New Witnesses for Senate Impeachment Trial

Most voters think the U.S. Senate should allow new witnesses to supplement the House’s party-line impeachment case before deciding whether to remove President Trump from office.

January 21, 2020

Once Again, Party Line Defines Views of Trump China Trade Deal

President Trump has just signed the first phase of an historic trade agreement with China, although both countries are still keeping their recently imposed tariffs in place for now. Voters tend to think the deal will be good for America and are more upbeat on how it will impact them personally. But as usual, party line makes a difference.