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 45%.
- By a 3-to-1 margin, Americans believe there are only two genders, and a majority support laws against transgender treatment for minors.
- In the wake of Russian claims to have captured Bakhmut, a plurality of American voters see the war in Ukraine as a stalemate.
- As Congress weighs whether to approve a compromise agreement to raise the federal debt limit, a majority of voters would prefer a government shutdown to higher spending.
- As the nation celebrates a day honoring its military heroes, the importance of Memorial Day is rated higher than ever.
- A majority of voters approve of the compromise deal to raise the federal debt ceiling, and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s favorability has hit a new high.
- The president earned a monthly job approval of 45% in May, down three points from April.
- Violent crime is still getting worse, most voters say, and nearly half rate President Joe Biden as doing a poor job of handling the issue.
- Twenty-eight percent (28%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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