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September 4, 2018

69% See Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation As Likely

Most voters think President Donald Trump’s newest nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, will be confirmed. But they’re not as confident as they have been with previous selections.

September 4, 2018

Voters See Midterms As Referendum on Trump

Voters think the upcoming midterm elections are more about President Trump than individual candidates and issues, but they don’t think a Democratic win necessarily means Trump should change course.

August 29, 2018

27% Say Fire Sessions; 27% Undecided

The ongoing feud between President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to raise questions about whether the president is queuing up to remove Sessions from his position. While few give the attorney general positive marks, Democrats are even more impassioned than Republicans that Trump shouldn’t can him.

August 28, 2018

Voters See Trump Impeachment As Less Likely

Voters see President Trump's impeachment as even less likely and think Democrats need to focus on policy issues instead.

August 27, 2018

Voters Don’t Want Pardons for Manafort, Cohen

Most voters, including Republicans, don’t want to see President Donald Trump use his constitutional power to pardon Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen.

August 24, 2018

Voters Say Manafort, Cohen Verdicts No Criminal Problem for Trump

Voters still tend to think the highly publicized cases of Trump associates Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen will not cause criminal problems for the president, but it’s a party line vote.

August 7, 2018

Voters More Likely to Credit Trump for Economy Over Obama

With the unemployment rate still among 18-year lows and the Dow Jones Industrial Average still among all-time highs, voters are slowly giving President Trump more credit than President Obama for the improving economy, though there remains a stark partisan divide. Voters agree, though, that impeaching Trump would be a detriment to the nation’s economy.

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August 2, 2018

Voters Don’t See Manafort Charges Leading to Any Charges Against Trump

President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is currently on federal trial in Virginia on bank and tax fraud charges.

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July 31, 2018

Cohen Tapes Aren’t A Smoking Gun for Voters in Next Election

The FBI is in possession of taped recordings of President Trump and his former attorney Michael Cohen discussing payment for a former Playboy model’s story of an alleged affair prior to Trump’s election. But while most voters are following this news closely, they’re split over its impact on their vote.

July 27, 2018

More Republicans Align With Trump, Not Congress

Republicans relate more to President Trump these days than they have since he was first elected, and they believe more strongly now that it’s important to keep the party on his side.

July 20, 2018

Republicans See Trump As More Aggressive With Russia

President Trump caught flack even from members of his own party following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but most Republicans think Trump is more aggressive with Russia than his predecessors and a majority of all voters continue to agree with Trump that Russia is an asset.

July 19, 2018

How Did Trump Do With Putin? Party Makes A Difference - Again

Despite the media’s deep unhappiness over President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, most Republicans think he did just fine. Democrats and unaffiliated voters disagree.

July 2, 2018

Republicans See Successful Presidency for Trump

For Republicans, Donald Trump’s presidency will go down in the record books as a successful one. But for Democrats, Trump's time in the White House won't be praised.

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June 26, 2018

51% Say Trump to Blame for Bad Relationship with Press

Half of voters point the finger at President Trump for his troubled relationship with the press, but a sizable number don’t think it’s possible for the president to get a fair shake from the media no matter what he does.

June 20, 2018

Those Closely Following Trump Choose TV News

In this day and age, people can get their news from a variety of different mediums. For voters closely following news related to President Trump, the television is a must-watch source.

June 4, 2018

67% Say Trump More Aggressive Handling Trade Than Past Presidents

The Trump administration last week imposed tariffs on metals imported from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Voters are divided about President Trump’s handling of trade issues, but they’re certain that he's more aggressive in this area than his predecessors.

May 24, 2018

Few See Pence As Better President Than Trump

President Trump may not be popular with a lot of voters, but not many of them think Vice President Mike Pence would be a suitable replacement.

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May 16, 2018

Voters Think Trump Gaining Favor Among World Leaders

President Trump has dealt with many world leaders lately over his unprecedented upcoming summit with North Korea and his decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. Voters here are growing more optimistic about how world leaders view the president.

May 16, 2018

Is Trump-Bashing Backfiring on the Democrats?

Eighteen months after Election Day, many Democrats and their allies in Hollywood and the media continue to attack President Trump in an unprecedented fashion. But few voters think it will pay off for Trump’s opponents in the next election.

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May 9, 2018

For Republicans, Mueller Investigation Motivation To Vote for Trump-Approved Candidates

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the 2016 election is actually going to drive Republicans to vote this year for candidates endorsed by President Trump.