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ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Aug. 16-20, 2017. N=1,014 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.5.

             

"Have you heard, read or seen anything about the protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend in which there were street fights and a woman was killed?"

 
    Have
heard about
Have not
heard about
     
    % %      
 

8/16-20/17

89 11      
             

"Given what you know about it, do you approve or disapprove of Trump's response to these events?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/16-20/17

28 56 16    
             

"In his comments on these events, do you think Trump has been putting neo-Nazis and white supremacists on equal standing with those who oppose them, or has he not been doing that?" Options rotated

 
    Has put
on equal
standing
Has not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/16-20/17

42 35 23    

 

CBS News Poll. Aug. 14-16, 2017. N=1,223 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 4.

             

"In general, do you have confidence in Donald Trump's ability to handle the situation with North Korea's nuclear program, or are you uneasy about his approach?"

 
    Have
confidence
Uneasy Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/14-16/17

38 59 3    
 

8/3-6/17

35 61 3    
 

4/21-24/17

35 62 2    
 

4/7-9/17

39 56 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump has handled the response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/14-16/17

34 55 12    
             

"So far, do you think the policies of the Trump Administration have encouraged racial unity in the U.S., have encouraged racial division in the U.S., or have they not had much of an effect either way?"

 
    Racial
unity
Racial
division
Not much
effect
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

8/14-16/17

12 44 39 5  

 

NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll. Aug. 14-15, 2017. Nationwide.

             

"From what you have heard or seen about the protests and events in Charlottesville this past weekend, do you feel President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville has been strong enough, or not strong enough?" N=859 registered voters; margin of error 3.3

 
    Strong
enough
Not strong
enough
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/14-15/17

31 51 18    
             

"How much confidence do you have in Donald Trump to lead the nation in an international crisis: a great deal of confidence, a good amount, not very much, or no confidence at all?" N=1,125 adults; margin of error 2.9

 
    A great
deal
A good
amount
Not very
much
None
at all
 
    % % % %  
 

8/14-15/17

18 21 21 40  

 

Quinnipiac University. Aug. 9-15, 2017. N=1,361 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.4.

             

"Are you generally optimistic or pessimistic about the next few years with Donald Trump as president?"
3/17 & earlier: "Are you generally optimistic or pessimistic about the next four years with Donald Trump as president?"

 
    Optimistic Pessimistic Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

47 50 4    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

43 53 4    
 

5/17-23/17

45 52 3    
 

3/2-6/17

52 46 3    
 

1/20-25/17

53 43 4    
 

1/5-9/17

52 43 5    
 

11/17-20/16

59 37 4    
             

"Do you think Donald Trump is taking the Republican Party in the right direction or the wrong direction?"

 
    Right
direction
Wrong
direction
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

ALL

37 56 6    
 

Republicans

82 13 6    
 

Democrats

4 92 3    
 

Independents

36 56 7    
             

"Would you say that Donald Trump is honest, or not?"

 
    Would
say
Would
not say
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

37 59 4    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

34 62 5    
 

6/22-27/17

38 57 5    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

36 59 6    
 

5/17-23/17

36 59 5    
 

5/4-9/17

33 61 5    
 

4/12-18/17

37 58 5    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

34 61 6    
 

3/16-21/17

35 60 5    
 

3/2-6/17

39 55 6    
 

2/16-21/17

40 55 5    
 

2/2-6/17

42 54 3    
 

1/20-25/17

39 56 5    
 

1/5-9/17

39 53 8    
 

11/17-20/16

42 52 6    
             

"Would you say that Donald Trump has good leadership skills, or not?"

 
    Would
say
Would
not say
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

39 59 2    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

34 63 3    
 

6/22-27/17

44 54 2    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

39 58 3    
 

5/17-23/17

40 57 3    
 

5/4-9/17

41 56 3    
 

4/12-18/17

40 55 4    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

40 55 4    
 

3/16-21/17

40 55 5    
 

3/2-6/17

47 50 4    
 

2/16-21/17

42 55 3    
 

2/2-6/17

47 50 4    
 

1/20-25/17

49 46 5    
 

1/5-9/17

49 44 6    
 

11/17-20/16

56 38 6    
             

"Would you say that Donald Trump cares about average Americans, or not?"

 
    Would
say
Would
not say
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

42 56 2    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

39 59 2    
 

6/22-27/17

44 55 2    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

40 58 3    
 

5/17-23/17

42 56 2    
 

5/4-9/17

38 59 3    
 

4/12-18/17

42 57 2    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

39 57 4    
 

3/16-21/17

40 57 3    
 

3/2-6/17

46 52 3    
 

2/16-21/17

44 53 3    
 

2/2-6/17

45 52 3    
 

1/20-25/17

44 53 3    
 

1/5-9/17

44 52 3    
 

11/17-20/16

51 45 3    
             

"Would you say that Donald Trump is level-headed, or not?"

 
    Would
say
Would
not say
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

30 67 2    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

26 71 3    
 

6/22-27/17

34 63 3    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

29 68 3    
 

5/17-23/17

31 65 4    
 

5/4-9/17

29 66 5    
 

4/12-18/17

33 63 4    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

29 66 5    
 

3/16-21/17

30 66 4    
 

3/2-6/17

34 61 5    
 

2/16-21/17

33 63 4    
 

2/2-6/17

35 60 5    
 

1/20-25/17

33 62 5    
 

1/5-9/17

33 62 5    
 

11/17-20/16

38 57 5    
             

"Would you say that Donald Trump is a strong person, or not?"

 
    Would
say
Would
not say
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

61 37 3    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

58 39 3    
 

6/22-27/17

63 34 3    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

62 35 3    
 

5/17-23/17

64 33 2    
 

5/4-9/17

62 35 3    
 

4/12-18/17

61 36 3    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

64 33 4    
 

3/16-21/17

66 30 4    
 

3/2-6/17

67 30 3    
 

2/16-21/17

64 32 3    
 

2/2-6/17

70 26 3    
 

1/20-25/17

68 29 4    
 

1/5-9/17

71 25 4    
 

11/17-20/16

74 23 3    
             

"Would you say that Donald Trump is intelligent, or not?"

 
    Would
say
Would
not say
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

58 40 2    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

55 42 3    
 

6/22-27/17

58 39 3    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

57 40 3    
 

5/17-23/17

57 40 3    
 

5/4-9/17

56 41 3    
 

4/12-18/17

58 38 4    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

60 35 5    
 

3/16-21/17

59 36 5    
 

3/2-6/17

64 32 4    
 

2/16-21/17

58 38 4    
 

2/2-6/17

65 31 4    
 

1/20-25/17

65 32 3    
 

1/5-9/17

68 27 5    
 

11/17-20/16

74 21 4    
             

"Would you say that Donald Trump is someone who shares your values, or not?"

 
    Would
say
Would
not say
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

37 61 2    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

34 63 3    
 

6/22-27/17

38 59 3    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

33 64 3    
 

5/17-23/17

36 62 2    
 

5/4-9/17

32 64 4    
 

4/12-18/17

35 61 4    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

34 61 5    
 

3/16-21/17

35 61 4    
 

3/2-6/17

38 58 4    
 

2/16-21/17

37 60 3    
 

2/2-6/17

38 58 4    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way the news media has covered President Trump?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

37 58 5    
 

5/17-23/17

39 57 4    
 

5/4-9/17

37 58 5    
 

3/2-6/17

41 53 6    
 

2/16-21/17

45 50 4    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump talks about the media?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

38 59 3    
 

5/17-23/17

35 62 3    
 

5/4-9/17

31 65 3    
 

3/2-6/17

37 60 3    
 

2/16-21/17

35 61 4    
             

"Who do you trust more to tell you the truth about important issues: President Trump or the news media?"

 
    President
Trump
News
media
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

37 55 9    
 

5/17-23/17

34 53 13    
 

5/4-9/17

31 57 12    
 

3/2-6/17

37 53 10    
 

2/16-21/17

37 52 10    
             

"Do you think that President Trump is abusing the powers of his office, or not?"

 
    Is
abusing
Is not
abusing
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

51 47 2    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

57 40 2    
 

6/22-27/17

52 46 2    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

55 42 3    
 

5/17-23/17

54 43 3    
             

"Do you think that President Trump believes he is above the law, or not?"

 
    Do think
he believes
that
Do not think
he believes
that
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

59 40 2    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

60 36 4    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

46 46 7    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

41 52 7    
 

6/22-27/17

45 49 6    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

39 53 8    
 

5/17-23/17

44 50 6    
 

5/4-9/17

40 52 8    
 

4/12-18/17

42 49 10    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

41 48 11    
 

3/16-21/17

42 48 10    
 

3/2-6/17

49 41 11    
 

2/16-21/17

47 41 13    
 

2/2-6/17

44 41 14    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling foreign policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

39 58 3    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

36 59 5    
 

6/22-27/17

38 57 5    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

35 60 5    
 

5/17-23/17

38 56 7    
 

5/4-9/17

36 59 6    
 

4/12-18/17

40 56 4    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

33 58 9    
 

3/16-21/17

34 58 7    
 

3/2-6/17

38 54 8    
 

2/16-21/17

36 56 7    
 

2/2-6/17

38 56 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling terrorism?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

47 48 5    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

46 47 7    
 

6/22-27/17

47 47 6    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

46 48 7    
 

5/17-23/17

47 45 8    
 

5/4-9/17

45 48 7    
 

4/12-18/17

44 51 5    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

42 49 10    
 

3/16-21/17

42 50 8    
 

3/2-6/17

45 46 9    
 

2/16-21/17

44 49 7    
 

2/2-6/17

44 49 7    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling immigration issues?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

43 56 2    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

38 59 3    
 

6/22-27/17

42 56 3    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

37 60 3    
 

5/17-23/17

41 57 3    
 

5/4-9/17

35 62 3    
 

4/12-18/17

39 58 2    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

39 57 4    
 

3/16-21/17

38 60 3    
 

3/2-6/17

41 56 3    
 

2/16-21/17

40 58 2    
 

2/2-6/17

41 56 3    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling health care?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

33 63 5    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

28 65 7    
 

6/22-27/17

29 63 8    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

28 66 6    
 

5/17-23/17

32 62 6    
 

5/4-9/17

28 66 6    
 

4/12-18/17

29 65 6    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

28 64 9    
 

3/16-21/17

29 61 10    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the environment?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

33 61 6    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

30 63 7    
 

4/12-18/17

31 61 8    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

29 61 9    
             

"Do you believe that Donald Trump bases his policies on a set of core values, or do you believe that he does whatever is politically convenient?"

 
    Core
values
Whatever is
convenient
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

42 52 6    
             

"Do you believe that President Trump understands the important issues facing the United States, or not?"

 
    Does
understand
Does not
understand
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

47 52 1    
             

"Do you think that President Trump has strengthened the United States' position as the leader of the free world, weakened the United States' position, or do you think that President Trump has had no impact on the United States' position as the leader of the free world?"

 
    Strengthened Weakened Had no
impact
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

8/9-15/17

33 53 11 3  
             

"Do you have confidence in President Trump to handle the situation with North Korea, or not?"

 
    Have
confidence
Do not have
confidence
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

42 56 3    
             

"Do you believe that President Trump has attempted to derail or obstruct the investigation into the Russian interference in the 2016 election, or not?"

 
    Has
attempted
Has not
attempted
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

57 38 6    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

58 37 4    
 

6/22-27/17

55 41 4    
             

"As president, do you think Donald Trump should continue tweeting from his personal Twitter account, or not?"

 
    Should
continue
Should
not
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/9-15/17

31 66 3    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

27 69 4    
 

6/22-27/17

32 61 7    
 

5/4-9/17

33 61 6    
 

4/12-18/17

28 68 4    

 

CBS News Poll. Aug. 3-6, 2017. N=1,111 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 4.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

46 45 10    
 

6/15-18/17

42 51 6    
 

3/25-28/17

44 45 10    
 

2/17-21/17

44 38 18    
 

2/1-2/17

43 37 20    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling health care?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

32 59 9    
 

3/25-28/17

32 59 9    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the issue of immigration?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

37 57 7    
 

3/25-28/17

39 56 5    
 

2/17-21/17

39 55 5    
             

"Which best describes your view of possible Russian interference in the 2016 election? Do you feel it is just a political distraction that should be put aside; serious, but not as serious as other issues; or is it a critical issue of national security that needs top priority?"

 
    Should be
put aside
Not as
serious as
other issues
Critical,
needs top
priority
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

8/3-6/17

36 26 35 2  
             

"As you may know, Robert Mueller is the special counsel investigating Russia and the Trump campaign. From what you have seen or heard so far, do you believe Robert Mueller will conduct a fair investigation into the matter, or won't he?"

 
    Will conduct
a fair
investigation
Won't
conduct a fair
investigation
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

58 27 15    

 

CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. Aug. 3-6, 2017. N=1,018 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.6.
4/17 & earlier: CNN/ORC Poll.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

45 47 8    
 

4/22-25/17

49 47 4    
 

3/1-4/17

55 41 4    
 

1/31 - 2/2/17

49 43 9    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling national security?" Half sample

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

48 47 5    
 

4/22-25/17

50 48 2    
 

3/1-4/17

50 49 2    
 

1/31 - 2/2/17

49 46 5    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling health care policy?" Half sample

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

31 62 7    
 

4/22-25/17

36 61 4    
 

3/1-4/17

43 53 4    
 

1/31 - 2/2/17

42 50 9    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling immigration?" Half sample

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

40 55 5    
 

4/22-25/17

41 57 2    
 

3/1-4/17

44 55 1    
 

1/31 - 2/2/17

42 56 2    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling foreign affairs?" Half sample

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

35 61 4    
 

4/22-25/17

43 56 1    
 

3/1-4/17

41 54 5    
 

1/31 - 2/2/17

40 55 4    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling helping the middle class?" Half sample

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

39 54 8    
 

3/1-4/17

45 50 5    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling taxes?" Half sample

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

34 48 18    
 

3/1-4/17

43 48 9    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the situation with North Korea?" Half sample

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

37 50 13    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

31 59 9    
             

"So far, would you say Donald Trump has had the right priorities, or that he hasn't paid enough attention to the country's most important problems?"

 
    Has had
the right
priorities
Not enough
attention to
important
problems
Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

37 59 5    
 

4/22-25/17

44 55 -    
             

"Do you consider the first six months of the Trump administration to be a success or a failure?"

 
    A success A failure Too soon
to tell (vol.)
Unsure/
Refused
 
    % % % %  
 

8/3-6/17

36 59 3 2  
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think each one applies or doesn't apply to Donald Trump. ..."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Can bring the kind of change the country needs"

 

8/3-6/17

43 55 2    
 

4/22-25/17

48 51 1    
 

11/17-20/16

49 49 1    
             
 

"Is honest and trustworthy" Half sample

 

8/3-6/17

36 60 3    
 

4/22-25/17

37 61 1    
 

11/17-20/16

41 57 2    
 

7/29-31/16

35 64 2    
 

7/22-24/16

43 55 2    
 

7/13-16/16

38 61 1    
 

4/29 - 5/1/11

34 61 4    
             
 

"Can manage the government effectively"

 

8/3-6/17

39 59 2    
 

4/22-25/17

44 56 1    
 

11/17-20/16

50 49 1    
 

4/29 - 5/1/11

37 60 3    
             
 

"Is a person you admire" Half sample

 

8/3-6/17

30 67 3    
             
 

"Will unite the country and not divide it" Half sample

 

8/3-6/17

35 61 3    
 

4/22-25/17

37 61 2    
 

11/17-20/16

43 54 2    
 

7/29-31/16

33 66 2    
 

7/22-24/16

42 55 2    
 

7/13-16/16

34 65 1    
             
 

"Someone you are proud to have as president" Half sample

 

8/3-6/17

34 63 3    
             

"Have Donald Trump's statements and actions since taking office made you more confident or less confident in his ability to serve as president?"

 
    More
confident
Less
confident
No
difference
(vol.)
Unsure/
Refused
 
    % % % %  
 

8/3-6/17

31 62 4 3  
             

"Thinking about the amount of stature and prestige of the office of the president, compared with previous presidents, do you think Donald Trump has generally raised the stature of the office of the president, has he lowered it, or has the stature of the office not changed under Trump?"

 
    Raised Lowered Has not
changed
Unsure/
Refused
 
    % % % %  
 

8/3-6/17

17 55 25 3  
             

"How much do you trust the things you hear in official communications from the White House? Do you trust almost all, most of it, just some of it, or nothing at all?"

 
    Almost
all
Most
of it
Just some
of it
Nothing
at all
Unsure/
Refused
    % % % % %
 

8/3-6/17

5 19 43 30 3
             

"Overall, do you think Donald Trump has done a good job or a poor job in assembling a team of top advisors to work in the White House?"

 
    A good job A poor job Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

34 62 2    
 

4/22-25/17

42 56 2    
             

"As you may have heard, there has been a high level of turnover among Donald Trump's top advisers since the president took office. Which best describes how you feel about the way the White House is being managed? Would you say this style of management hurts the administration’s ability to be effective, or is necessary for the administration to be effective?"

 
    Hurts Is
necessary
Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

58 37 5    
             

"Thinking about the investigation into Russian efforts to influence the U.S. presidential election in 2016, which comes closer to your point of view about it? You think it's a serious matter that should be fully investigated. You think it's mainly an effort to discredit Donald Trump's presidency."

 
    A serious
matter
An effort
to discredit
Trump
Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

ALL

60 38 3    
 

Democrats

87 12 1    
 

Independents

62 36 3    
 

Republicans

23 73 4    
             

"The investigation into Russian efforts to influence the U.S. presidential election falls under the control of the Justice Department. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the head of the Justice Department, but has removed himself from any involvement in the investigation because of his role in Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Do you think Sessions did the right thing or the wrong thing by removing himself from this investigation?"

 
    The right
thing
The wrong
thing
Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

67 27 6    
             

"The Justice Department has appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into Russian efforts to influence the election. Do you think Mueller will or will not be able to conduct a thorough investigation free from outside influence?"

 
    Will
be able
Will not
be able
Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

51 40 10    
             

"As part of the investigation into Russian efforts to influence the election, do you think Mueller should be able to investigate whether Donald Trump had any financial dealings with Russia, or should Trump's finances be off-limits to investigators?"

 
    Should be
able to
investigate
Should be
off-limits
Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/3-6/17

70 25 4    

 

Gallup Poll. Aug. 2-6, 2017. N=1,017 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 4.

             

"How closely have you been following the news about Russian officials' involvement with the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election: very closely, somewhat closely, not too closely, or not at all?"

 
    Very
closely
Somewhat
closely
Not too
closely
Not
at all
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

8/2-6/17

33 40 18 9 1
             

"Which of the following statements best describes your view of Donald Trump in these matters? He did something illegal. He did not do anything illegal, but did something unethical. OR, He did not do anything seriously wrong." N=538 (Form A)

 
    Illegal Not illegal,
but unethical
Not anything
seriously
wrong
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

8/2-6/17

25 37 35 3  
             

"Which of the following statements best describes your view of Trump campaign officials in these matters? They did something illegal. They did not do anything illegal, but did something unethical. OR, They did not do anything seriously wrong." N=479 (Form B)

 
    Illegal Not illegal,
but unethical
Not anything
seriously
wrong
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

8/2-6/17

29 34 29 8  

 

Quinnipiac University. July 27-Aug. 1, 2017. N=1,125 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.4.

             

"Do you feel proud to have Donald Trump as president, embarrassed to have Donald Trump as president, or don't you feel either of these ways?"

 
    Proud Embarrassed Neither Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

26 54 20 1  
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

27 52 19 2  
             

"Do you think it is appropriate that Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, is playing a significant role in the White House, or don't you think so?"

 
    It is
appropriate
It is not
appropriate
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

28 61 11    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

28 63 9    
 

4/12-18/17

32 53 15    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump is talking about Attorney General Jeff Sessions?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

13 67 20    
             

"Would you approve or disapprove of President Trump firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

23 60 16    
             

"How concerned are you about President Trump's relationship with Russia: very concerned, somewhat concerned, not so concerned, or not concerned at all?"

 
    Very
concerned
Somewhat
concerned
Not so
concerned
Not
concerned
at all
Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

43 17 10 27 1
 

6/22-27/17

37 22 15 25 1
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

46 22 14 17 1
 

5/17-23/17

45 18 13 23 1
 

4/12-18/17

46 24 12 17 1
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

41 23 15 18 2
 

3/16-21/17

41 22 14 21 2
 

3/2-6/17

41 20 16 22 1
 

2/16-21/17

42 22 16 18 2
             

"As you may know, Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to oversee the criminal investigation into any links or coordination between President Trump's campaign and the Russian government. Do you think that he will conduct a fair investigation into this matter, or not?"

 
    Do think it
will be fair
Do not
think it
will be fair
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

64 25 11    
             

"If President Trump were to order the Justice Department to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, do you think that would be an abuse of power or not?"

 
    An abuse
of power
Not an abuse
of power
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

69 22 8    
             

"When it comes to President Trump's relationship with Russia, do you believe that he did something illegal, he did something unethical but nothing illegal, or do you believe that President Trump did not do anything wrong?"

 
    Something
illegal
Something
unethical,
not illegal
Did not do
anything
wrong
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

30 30 32 8  
 

Republicans

4 18 70 8  
 

Democrats

58 32 3 7  
 

Independents

23 36 33 8  
 
 

6/22-27/17

28 29 37 6  
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

31 29 32 8  
             

"When it comes to Jared Kushner's relationship with Russia, do you believe that he did something illegal, he did something unethical but nothing illegal, or do you believe that Jared Kushner did not do anything wrong?"

 
    Something
illegal
Something
unethical,
not illegal
Did not do
anything
wrong
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

27 32 25 16  
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

30 28 25 17  
             

"When it comes to Donald Trump Jr.'s relationship with Russia, do you believe that he did something illegal, he did something unethical but nothing illegal, or do you believe that Donald Trump Jr. did not do anything wrong?"

 
    Something
illegal
Something
unethical,
not illegal
Did not do
anything
wrong
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

30 27 30 13  
             

"Regardless of whether you believe it impacted the outcome of the election, do you think that the Russian government interfered with the 2016 presidential election, or not?"

 
    Do think
it interfered
Do not think
it interfered
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

63 31 6    
 

Republicans

30 61 9    
 

Democrats

91 6 4    
 

Independents

62 33 5    

 

CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. July 14-18, 2017. N=1,019 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.7.

             

"How closely have you been following news about Russia's attempts to influence the U.S. presidential election last year: very closely, somewhat closely, not too closely, not at all closely?"

 
    Very
closely
Somewhat
closely
Not too
closely
Not at all
closely
Unsure/
Refused
    % % % % %
 

7/14-18/17

29 30 17 22 3
             

"How concerned are you about reports that people associated with Donald Trump's campaign had contact with suspected Russian operatives during last year's campaign: very concerned, somewhat concerned, not too concerned, or not at all concerned?"

 
    Very
concerned
Somewhat
concerned
Not too
concerned
Not at all
concerned
Unsure/
Refused
    % % % % %
 

7/14-18/17

27 22 16 33 3
             

"As you may know, Donald Trump Jr. said he, Jared Kushner and his father's campaign chairman met with a Russian lawyer who he believed would have negative information about Hillary Clinton. Do you think this group should or should not have taken the meeting with the Russian lawyer?"

 
    Should
have
Should
not have
Unsure Refused  
    % % % %  
 

ALL

23 57 18 2  
 

Republicans

48 36 14 3  
 

Democrats

6 83 10 1  
 

Independents

22 55 21 2  

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. July 10-13, 2017. N=1,001 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.5.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Trump is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

43 41 16    
             

"Do you think Trump is or is not making significant progress toward his goals as president?"

 
    Making
significant
progress
Not making
significant
progress
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

38 55 8    
             

"Compared with previous presidents, do you think Trump is doing a better job than most, a worse job, or about the same?"

 
    Better Worse About
the same
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/10-13/17

23 50 24 3  
             

"Do you think the Democratic Party currently stands for something, or just stands against Trump?"

 
    For
something
Against
Trump
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

37 52 11    
             

"Under Trump, do you think America's leadership in the world has gotten stronger, gotten weaker, or remained about the same?"

 
    Stronger Weaker About
the same
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/10-13/17

27 48 23 3  
             

"How much do you trust Trump to negotiate on America's behalf with other world leaders? Do you trust him a great deal, a good amount, just some, or not at all in terms of handling these kinds of negotiations?" Half sample

 
    A great
deal
A good
amount
Just
some
Not
at all
 
    % % % %  
 

7/10-13/17

19 15 19 47  
             

"How much do you trust Trump to negotiate on America's behalf with Russian leader Vladimir Putin? Do you trust Trump a great deal, a good amount, just some, or not at all in terms of negotiating with Putin?" Half sample

 
    A great
deal
A good
amount
Just
some
Not
at all
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

7/10-13/17

19 14 18 48 2
             

"Given what you've heard or read, do you think the Russian government tried to influence the outcome of last fall's U.S. presidential election, or not?"

 
    Tried to
influence
Did not
try
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

60 31 9    
 

4/17-20/17

56 35 9    
             

"Do you think Trump is cooperating with investigations of possible Russian influence in the 2016 election, or is trying to interfere with those investigations?" Options rotated

 
    Cooperating Trying to
interfere
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

37 52 12    
 

6/2-4/17

34 56 10    
             

"Trump's son, Donald Jr.; his son-in-law Jared Kushner; and his campaign manager Paul Manafort met last summer with a Russian lawyer who said she had damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Do you think it was appropriate or inappropriate for them to attend this meeting?"

 
    Appropriate Inappro-
priate
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

26 63 10    
             

"Thinking more about the president, would you say that the more you hear about Trump the more you like him, or the more you hear about Trump the less you like him?" Options rotated

 
    Like
him more
Like
him less
Makes no
difference
(vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/10-13/17

29 57 11 3  
             

"Since taking office, do you think Trump has acted in a way that's fitting and proper for a president of the United States, or has he acted in a way that's unpresidential?" Options rotated

 
    Fitting,
proper
Unpresi-
dential
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

24 70 6    
             

"Do you think the following statement applies to Trump, or not? He's a positive role model for young people."

 
    Applies
to Trump
Does not
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

30 68 3    
             

"Do you approve of Trump's use of Twitter?"

 
    Yes No Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/10-13/17

24 67 9    

 

Bloomberg National Poll conducted by Selzer & Company. July 8-12, 2017. N=1,001 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.1.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing with the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/8-12/17

46 44 10    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing with immigration?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/8-12/17

39 55 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing with relations with other countries?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/8-12/17

38 58 5    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing with creating jobs?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/8-12/17

47 40 13    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing with trade agreements?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/8-12/17

36 46 18    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing with health care?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/8-12/17

28 64 8    
             

"Have Donald Trump's statements and actions since the election made you more optimistic or more pessimistic about his presidency?"
2016: "Have Donald Trump's statements and actions since the election made you more optimistic or more pessimistic about his upcoming presidency?"

 
    More
optimistic
More
pessimistic
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/8-12/17

39 56 5    
 

12/2-5/16

55 35 10    
             

"How confident are you that when President Trump deals with foreign leaders, he will put the nation's best interest ahead of the interest of his companies and family? Are you very confident, mostly confident, mostly skeptical, or very skeptical?"

 
    Very
confident
Mostly
confident
Mostly
skeptical
Very
skeptical
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

7/8-12/17

24 16 17 43 -
 

12/2-5/16

27 24 18 29 2

Trump Administration continued

 


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