What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 50%.
- The Biden administration has warned Cubans they will be turned away if they seek asylum in the United States, but a majority of voters say Cuban refugees should be admitted. And most voters blame Communism for Cuba’s problems, rather than the U.S. trade embargo.
- Joe Biden may have won the White House, but in the political battle over election integrity, former President Donald Trump seems to be winning.
- While most voters approve of President Joe Biden’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, they give former President Donald Trump more credit for the coronavirus vaccine program.
- Americans believe Blacks are more racist than whites, and think Hispanics and Asians are less racist.
- There’s good news and bad news for President Joe Biden. The good news is that most voters have a favorable opinion of him. The bad news is that his numbers aren’t better than former President Donald Trump’s, and are worse than former President Barack Obama’s.
- As the economy recovers from more than a year of COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have become somewhat more optimistic about the job market in recent months.
- Now that House Democrats have created a committee to investigate the January 6 Capitol riot, most voters believe Congress should also investigate the Black Lives Matter protests that sparked violence in major cities last year.
- Thirty-nine percent (39%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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