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NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). June 17-20, 2017. N=900 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.3.

             

"Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing in handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/17-20/17

44 48 8    
 

4/17-20/17

44 46 10    
             

"Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing in handling foreign policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/17-20/17

39 57 4    
 

4/17-20/17

40 55 5    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey? If you don't know enough to say either way please just say so."

 
    Approve Disapprove Don't know
enough
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

6/17-20/17

27 46 27 -  
 

5/11-13/17

29 38 32 1  
             

"Recently, following Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, Comey then testified to the U.S. Senate. In terms of what each has said, who are you more likely to believe: Donald Trump, James Comey, both of them, or neither of them?"

 
    Donald
Trump
James
Comey
Both
of them
Neither
of them
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

6/17-20/17

22 45 8 21 4
             

"Do you think the Russian government interfered with the 2016 presidential election?"

 
    Yes No Unsure    
    % % %    
 

ALL

53 36 11    
 

Democrats

78 11 10    
 

Independents

53 40 7    
 

Republicans

26 65 9    

 

CBS News Poll. June 15-18, 2017. N=1,117 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
   
    % % %    
 

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 the threat of terrorism?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

6/15-18/17

44 50 6    
 

3/25-28/17

45 46 9    
 

2/17-21/17

44 46 10    
 

2/1-2/17

45 46 8    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how Donald Trump is handling matters related to the Russia investigations?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

6/15-18/17

28 63 10    
             

"In his first few months in office, do you think Donald Trump has accomplished more than most presidents had at this point in their terms, less than most presidents, or about the same as most presidents?"

 
    More Less About
the same
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

6/15-18/17

24 44 31 2  
             

"Do you think Donald Trump is running his government the same way an efficient business is run, or not?"

 
    The same
way
Not the
same way
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

6/15-18/17

44 53 4    
             

"How much do you think Donald Trump is standing up for people like yourself: a lot, some, not much, or not at all?"

 
    A lot Some Not
much
Not
at all
Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

6/15-18/17

24 18 19 37 1
             

"In general, how much of the time do you think Donald Trump tells the truth: all of the time, most of the time, only some of the time, or hardly ever?"

 
    All of
the time
Most of
the time
Only some of
the time
Hardly
ever
None of the
time (vol.)
    % % % % %
 

6/15-18/17

6 29 29 34 1
             

"Do you believe Russia tried to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election, or not?" If yes: "Do you think Russia interfered in order to help elect Donald Trump, or do you think they interfered, but not to help elect Donald Trump?" Combined responses

 
    Tried to
interfere:
To help
elect Trump
Tried to
interfere:
Not to help
elect Trump
Did not
try to
interfere
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

6/15-18/17

44 18 31 8  
 

3/25-28/17

40 10 37 13  
             

"How likely do you think it is that associates of Donald Trump's campaign had improper communications with agents of the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election: very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely or not at all likely?"

 
    Very
likely
Somewhat
likely
Not very
likely
Not at all
likely
Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

6/15-18/17

39 26 19 13 3
 

3/25-28/17

34 25 22 15 4
             

"Does Donald Trump's handling of the Russia investigations make you think better of him overall, make you think worse of him, or does it not change your views of Donald Trump?"

 
    Better Worse Does not
change views
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

6/15-18/17

4 35 60 1  
             

"In his handling of the Russia investigations, do you think Donald Trump is more concerned about protecting his administration from being investigated, or more concerned about protecting the U.S. from Russian interference?"

 
    Protecting
administration
Protecting
the U.S.
Both
equally (vol.)
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

6/15-18/17

64 30 1 4  
             

"Donald Trump and James Comey have given differing accounts of private meetings that were held between them when James Comey was the director of the FBI. Whose account of these meetings do you believe more: Donald Trump's or James Comey's?"

 
    Trump's
account
Comey's
account
Neither/
Both (vol.)
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

6/15-18/17

31 57 6 7  
             

"Do you think Donald Trump did anything wrong during the private meetings he had with James Comey when James Comey was the director of the FBI, or not?" If did do something wrong: "Do you think Donald Trump's activities during the private meetings he had with James Comey were improper but not illegal, or do you think they were illegal?" Combined responses

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

6/15-18/17

23 29 37 12  
             

"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 an impartial investigation into the matter, or will it not be impartial?"

 
    Impartial Not
impartial
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

6/15-18/17

56 30 14    
             

"Do you think Donald Trump should try to stop the special counsel's investigation if he wants to, or shouldn't he?"

 
    Should
try
Should
not try
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

6/15-18/17

15 81 4    

 

CNBC All-America Economic Survey conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). June 9-12, 2017. N=800 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"From what you have heard, do you think that Donald Trump did or did not pressure the former director of the FBI to end the investigation into whether Russia interfered in last year's presidential election? If you do not know enough about this to have an opinion, please say so."

 
    Did
pressure
Did not
pressure
Do not know
enough
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

6/9-12/17

43 26 28 3  

 

Gallup Poll. June 7-11, 2017. N=1,009 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

45 53 2    
 

2/1-5/17

48 47 5    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

35 62 3    
 

2/1-5/17

38 57 4    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

28 67 5    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

46 53 2    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

40 59 2    
 

2/1-5/17

42 57 1    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling relations with Russia?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

30 66 5    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

35 57 7    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

32 63 5    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

36 57 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling relations with the news media?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/7-11/17

34 64 2    

 

Quinnipiac University. May 31-June 6, 2017. N=1,361 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.2.

             

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

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

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
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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 think that President Trump will be president for the entire four years of his term, or not?"

 
    Think he will Do not
think he will
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

ALL

54 40 6    
 

Republicans

88 11 1    
 

Democrats

28 66 6    
 

Independents

56 36 8    
             

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

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

5/31 - 6/6/17

55 42 3    
 

5/17-23/17

54 43 3    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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 budget?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

32 58 10    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling relations with European allies?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

35 60 4    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

30 63 7    
 

4/12-18/17

31 61 8    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

29 61 9    
             

"How important is it to you that President Trump publicly reaffirm that an attack on any NATO member is an attack on all NATO members: very important, somewhat important, not so important, or not important at all?"

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

5/31 - 6/6/17

60 28 6 4 2
             

"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
    % % % % %
 

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
             

"Do you think that the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election is a very important issue, a somewhat important issue, a not so important issue, or not an important issue at all?"

 
    Very
important
Somewhat
important
Not so
important
Not
important
at all
Did not
interfere
(vol.)
    % % % % %
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

49 17 11 21 1
 

5/17-23/17

50 18 10 19 1
 

4/12-18/17

49 17 11 19 2
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

47 19 12 17 1
 

3/16-21/17

46 19 12 20 1
             

"Do you support or oppose an independent commission investigating the potential links between some of Donald Trump's campaign advisors and the Russian government?"

 
    Support Oppose Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/31 - 6/6/17

73 23 4    
 

5/17-23/17

73 23 4    
 

4/12-18/17

68 29 3    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

68 27 5    
 

3/16-21/17

66 29 5    
 

3/2-6/17

66 30 4    
             

"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
 
    % % % %  
 

ALL

31 29 32 8  
 

Republicans

5 16 75 4  
 

Democrats

54 34 4 8  
 

Independents

26 31 33 10  

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. June 2-4, 2017. N=527 adults nationwide. Margin of error 5.

             

"Just your best guess, do you think Trump fired former FBI director James Comey in order to protect himself, or for the good of the country?" Options rotated

 
    To protect
himself
For the
good of the
country
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

ALL

61 27 13    
 

Democrats

88 7 5    
 

Republicans

22 71 7    
 

Independents

63 20 17    
             

"How much do you trust what Trump says about possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and related issues: a great deal, a good amount, just some, or not at all?"

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

6/2-4/17

12 9 22 50 7
             

"How much do you trust what Comey says about possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and related issues: a great deal, a good amount, just some, or not at all?"

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

6/2-4/17

18 18 30 25 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    
    % % %    
 

ALL

34 56 10    
 

Democrats

10 87 3    
 

Republicans

77 17 6    
 

Independents

27 58 15    

 

Quinnipiac University. May 17-23, 2017. N=1,404 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"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
   
    % % %    
 

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    
             

"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
   
    % % %    
 

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 Donald Trump is keeping the promises he made during the presidential election campaign, or not?"

 
    Is keeping
promises
Is not
keeping
promises
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/17-23/17

49 47 4    
 

5/4-9/17

51 45 5    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

55 39 6    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

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    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of President Trump's decision to fire former FBI director James Comey?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

ALL

36 54 10    
 

Republicans

73 17 10    
 

Democrats

7 87 6    
 

Independents

38 50 12    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Trump administration has handled the firing of former FBI Director James Comey?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/17-23/17

26 66 9    
             

"Do you think that President Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey because President Trump had lost confidence in his ability to lead the FBI well, or do you think President Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey to disrupt the FBI investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government?"

 
    Lost
confidence
Disrupt
investigation
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

ALL

36 55 10    
 

Republicans

74 14 11    
 

Democrats

4 91 5    
 

Independents

38 51 10    
             

"Do you consider President Trump's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey an abuse of power, or not?"

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

5/17-23/17

49 47 4    
             

"How important is it to you that President Trump nominate a new FBI Director that has no political agenda: very important, somewhat important, not so important, or not important at all?"

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

5/17-23/17

69 18 5 5 3
             

"How important is it to you that President Trump nominate a new FBI Director that will continue the investigation into the potential coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government: very important, somewhat important, not so important, or not important at all?"

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

ALL

61 19 9 9 2
 

Republicans

32 32 16 18 3
 

Democrats

87 8 2 2 1
 

Independents

60 20 11 8 2
             

"As you may know, President Trump has said that former FBI Director James Comey told him on three separate occasions that he was not under investigation. Do you believe that this is true or not?"

 
    Believe it
it true
Don't
believe it
is true
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/17-23/17

31 54 15    
             

"As you may know, there are reports that President Trump asked then FBI director James Comey to drop the bureau's investigation of former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Do you believe that this is true or not?"

 
    Believe it
it true
Don't
believe it
is true
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

ALL

55 27 18    
 

Republicans

26 51 22    
 

Democrats

79 11 10    
 

Independents

56 25 19    
             

"Do you think this matter should be investigated by the United States House of Representatives or not?"

 
    Should be Should
not be
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/17-23/17

62 33 5    
             

"Do you support or oppose appointing a special prosecutor to lead a criminal investigation into the potential coordination between some of Donald Trump's campaign advisors and the Russian government?"

 
    Support Oppose Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/17-23/17

66 30 4    
             

"Do you believe that individuals in the Trump campaign coordinated with the Russian government to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, or not?"

 
    Believe
they did
Do not
believe
they did
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/17-23/17

43 44 13    
 

4/12-18/17

45 45 10    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

44 44 12    
             

"How concerned are you that the Russian government may try to interfere in the 2018 elections: 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
    % % % % %
 

ALL

38 21 16 24 1
 

Republicans

11 21 24 44 -
 

Democrats

65 23 6 6 -
 

Independents

35 20 19 25 1
             

"How concerned are you that President Trump may have business ties through his companies to 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
    % % % % %
 

ALL

43 15 14 27 1
 

Republicans

7 13 27 53 -
 

Democrats

74 17 3 4 1
 

Independents

41 15 15 29 1
             

"How concerned are you about reports that President Trump shared highly classified information with Russian officials during a recent White House meeting: 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
    % % % % %
 

ALL

49 14 11 25 2
 

Republicans

14 12 20 52 2
 

Democrats

83 10 4 3 -
 

Independents

46 17 10 26 1
             

"How often do you think that President Trump and his administration make statements without evidence to support them: very often, somewhat often, not so often, or not often at all?"

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

5/17-23/17

50 22 16 9 4
 

5/4-9/17

52 25 14 6 4
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

48 25 15 9 3
 

3/16-21/17

52 21 16 8 3
             

"Does the election of Donald Trump make you feel more safe, less safe, or just as safe as you did before?"

 
    More
safe
Less
safe
Just as
safe
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

5/17-23/17

31 51 18 1  
 

5/4-9/17

24 53 23 -  
 

4/12-18/17

28 52 19 1  
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

27 48 24 1  
 

3/16-21/17

27 52 20 1  
 

3/2-6/17

28 49 23 -  
 

2/16-21/17

27 51 21 1  
 

2/2-6/17

33 50 16 1  
 

1/20-25/17

28 45 26 1  
 

1/5-9/17

27 45 27 1  
 

11/17-20/16

29 39 32 1  

 

Monmouth University Poll. May 13 & 15-17, 2017. N=1,002 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI director James Comey?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Haven't
heard (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

ALL

36 50 3 11  
 

Republicans

74 10 4 12  
 

Independents

35 50 2 13  
 

Democrats

10 80 4 6  
             

"The stated reason for firing Comey was his mishandling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Do you think this really is the main reason Comey was fired, or were other factors more important?"

 
    The main
reason
Other
factors
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

5/13, 15-17/17

20 72 8    
             

"Have you heard that the FBI has been conducting an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible links with the Trump campaign, or haven't you heard about this?"

 
    Have
heard
Have not
heard
     
    % %      
 

5/13, 15-17/17

89 11      
             

"How likely do you think it is that James Comey was fired in order to slow down or stop that investigation? Is this very likely, somewhat likely, not too likely, or not at all likely?"

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

ALL

40 19 10 27 4
 

Republicans

7 16 16 55 5
 

Independents

39 20 10 27 4
 

Democrats

67 20 4 5 4
             

"Should the Russia investigation continue or should it end?"

 
    Continue End Unsure    
    % % %    
 

5/13, 15-17/17

73 24 3    

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). May 11-13, 2017. N=800 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Regardless of whether you agree or disagree with the president on each of his positions on specific issues, please tell me when it comes to the day-to-day role of president and leading and representing America, do you have a great deal of confidence in Donald Trump as president, quite a bit of confidence, not much confidence, or no real confidence at all in Donald Trump?" Options rotated

 
    A great
deal
Quite
a bit
Not
much
No real
confidence
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

5/11-13/17

17 24 20 37 2
 

4/17-20/17

18 27 22 33 -
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey? If you don't know enough to say either way please just say so."

 
    Approve Disapprove Don't know
enough
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

ALL

29 38 32 1  
 

Republicans

58 8 33 1  
 

Democrats

9 66 24 1  
 

Independents

21 36 42 1  
             

"Has Donald Trump's decision to fire James Comey as director of the FBI impacted how you feel about Donald Trump's handling of the job of president?" If yes: "Has it given you a more favorable impression of him or a less favorable impression of him?" Combined responses

 
    More
favorable
Less
favorable
Has not
impacted
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

5/11-13/17

6 30 61 3  
             

"How much confidence do you have in Congress to conduct a fair and impartial investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election: a great deal, some, only a little, or no confidence at all?" Options rotated

 
    A great
deal
Some Only
a little
None
at all
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

5/11-13/17

9 31 28 30 2
 

4/17-20/17

8 31 33 28 -
             

"How much confidence do you have in the Federal Bureau of Investigation to conduct a fair and impartial investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election: a great deal, some, only a little, or no confidence at all?" Options rotated

 
    A great
deal
Some Only
a little
None
at all
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

5/11-13/17

25 40 20 12 3
             

"When it comes to an investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election, would you rather see an investigation led by Congress, or an investigation led by an independent commission or a special prosecutor?" Options rotated

 
    Congress Independent
commission
or special
prosecutor
Neither
(vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

5/11-13/17

15 78 3 4  

 

Gallup Poll. May 10-11, 2017. N=1,013 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of President Trump's decision on Tuesday to remove James Comey as director of the FBI?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

ALL

39 46 15    
 

Republicans

79 13 8    
 

Independents

32 45 24    
 

Democrats

14 78 8    

 

Quinnipiac University. May 4-9, 2017. N=1,078 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"What is the first word that comes to mind when you think of Donald Trump?" Open-ended. Numbers are not percentages. Figures show the number of times each response was given. Only top mentions shown.

 
    Number of
mentions
       
 
 

idiot

39        
 

incompetent

31        
 

liar

30        
 

leader

25        
 

unqualified

25        
 

president

22        
 

strong

21        
 

businessman

18        
 

ignorant

16        
 

egotistical

15        
 

asshole

13        
 

stupid

13        
 

arrogant

12        
 

trying

12        
 

bully

11        
 

business

11        
 

narcissist

11        
 

successful

11        
 

disgusting

10        
 

great

10        
 

clown

9        
 

dishonest

9        
 

racist

9        
             

"Would you say that Donald Trump is doing a better job as president than you expected, a worse job, or about what you expected?"

 
    Better Worse About what
expected
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

5/4-9/17

14 24 60 2  
 

4/12-18/17

16 24 58 1  
 

3/2-6/17

22 22 53 3  
 

2/16-21/17

19 27 52 2  
             

"If a candidate for the House of Representatives supports President Trump, does that make you more likely to vote for them, less likely to vote for them, or doesn't it have an impact either way?"

 
    More
likely
Less
likely
No
impact
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

ALL

18 43 36 3  
 

Republicans

47 5 46 2  
 

Democrats

2 70 24 3  
 

Independents

14 45 40 2  
             

"Has President Trump accomplished more than you expected in the first 100 days, less than you expected, or has he accomplished about as much as you expected in the first 100 days?"

 
    More Less About
as much
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

5/4-9/17

17 30 51 2  
             

"Do you believe that President Trump's first 100 days in office have been mainly a success or mainly a failure?"

 
    Mainly a
success
Mainly a
failure
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

38 58 4    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

34 54 13    
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

38 49 13    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the nation's policy toward Russia?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

32 56 11    
 

4/12-18/17

37 55 9    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

30 56 15    
 

3/16-21/17

27 59 14    
 

3/2-6/17

32 54 14    
 

2/16-21/17

31 57 13    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the nation's policy toward North Korea?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

44 48 7    
 

4/12-18/17

45 42 13    
             

"As president, do you think Donald Trump should lower taxes on the wealthy, or not?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

18 77 5    
 

4/12-18/17

21 75 4    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

21 72 7    
 

3/16-21/17

22 74 5    
 

3/2-6/17

21 74 5    
 

2/16-21/17

18 76 6    
 

11/17-20/16

29 67 4    
             

"As president, do you think Donald Trump should remove specific regulations intended to combat climate change, or not?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

28 65 7    
 

4/12-18/17

25 66 9    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

28 62 10    
 

3/16-21/17

29 63 8    
 

3/2-6/17

29 62 9    
 

2/16-21/17

27 63 10    
 

2/2-6/17

29 61 10    
 

1/5-9/17

32 59 9    
 

11/17-20/16

31 59 9    
             

"Do you think Donald Trump should publicly release his tax returns, or not?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

69 26 5    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

68 26 6    
 

3/16-21/17

66 30 5    
 

3/2-6/17

67 29 5    
 

2/16-21/17

68 27 5    
             

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

 
    Should
continue
Should
not
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/4-9/17

33 61 6    
 

4/12-18/17

28 68 4    

 

CNN/ORC Poll. April 22-25, 2017. N=1,009 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

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?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

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?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

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?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

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?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

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 the role of commander-in-chief?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/22-25/17

46 53 1    
 

3/1-4/17

47 51 2    
             

"Do you think President Trump is doing a good job or a poor job keeping the important promises he made during the presidential campaign?"

 
    Good
job
Poor
job
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/22-25/17

48 52 1    
             

"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
     
    % %      
 

4/22-25/17

44 55      
             

"Which best describes your opinion about how Donald Trump is handling the presidency? Donald Trump's approach has unnecessarily put the country at risk. Donald Trump's approach has been a necessary shake up in Washington."

 
    Put the
country
at risk
A necessary
shake up
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/22-25/17

52 47 1    
             

"Do you think President Trump is or is not working hard enough to be an effective president?"

 
    Is Is not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/22-25/17

48 51 1    
             

"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    
    % % %    
 

4/22-25/17

42 56 2    
             

"Do you think leaders of other countries around the world have respect for Donald Trump, or do you think they don't have much respect for him?"

 
    Respect
him
Don't have
much respect
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/22-25/17

36 61 2    
             

"Thinking about Donald Trump's management of the U.S. military so far, do you think Trump has used the U.S. military responsibly or irresponsibly?"

 
    Responsibly Irresponsibly Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/22-25/17

52 46 2    
             

"Would you be more likely to vote for a candidate for Congress who supports President Trump, or more likely to vote for a candidate who opposes President Trump?" Among registered voters.

 
    Supports
Trump
Opposes
Trump
No
difference
(vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

4/22-25/17

42 54 3 1  
             

"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    
    % % %    
 
 

"Cares about people like you"

 

4/22-25/17

42 58 1    
 

11/17-20/16

46 54 1    
             
 

"Can bring the kind of change the country needs"

 

4/22-25/17

48 51 1    
 

11/17-20/16

49 49 1    
             
 

"Is honest and trustworthy"

 

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"

 

4/22-25/17

44 56 1    
 

11/17-20/16

50 49 1    
 

4/29 - 5/1/11

37 60 3    
             
 

"Will unite the country and not divide it"

 

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    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. April 17-20, 2017. N=1,004 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Would you say Trump is doing a better job as president than you expected, a worse job, or what?"

 
    Better Worse As expected
(vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

4/17-20/17

35 35 26 5  
             

"Trump has been president for about three months or nearly 100 days. Would you say he has accomplished a great deal during that time, a good amount, not very much, or little or nothing?"

 
    A great
deal
A good
amount
Not very
much
Little or
nothing
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

4/17-20/17

16 27 21 35 2
             

"Is Trump keeping most of his major campaign promises, or not?"

 
    Keeping
most
Not keeping
most
Keeping
some (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

4/17-20/17

44 41 8 7  
             

"Do you think Trump has the kind of judgment it takes to serve effectively as president, or not?"

 
    Does Does not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/17-20/17

41 56 3    
             

"Do you think Trump has the kind of personality and temperament it takes to serve effectively as president, or not?"

 
    Does Does not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/17-20/17

38 59 3    
             

"Do you think Trump is a strong leader, or not?"

 
    Think
he is
Don't think
he is
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/17-20/17

53 45 2    
             

"Do you think Trump understands the problems of people like you, or not?"

 
    Think
he does
Don't think
he does
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/17-20/17

37 61 2    
             

"Do you think Trump is honest and trustworthy, or not?"

 
    Think
he is
Don't think
he is
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/17-20/17

38 58 4    
             

"Do you think Trump can be trusted in a crisis, or not?"

 
    Think
he can
Don't think
he can
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/17-20/17

43 52 4    

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). April 17-20, 2017. N=900 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.3.

             
 
    A great
start
A good
start
Only a fair
start
A poor
start
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

4/17-20/17

14 21 19 45 1
             

"Compared with other recent presidents at the BEGINNING of their terms, do you think that Donald Trump during his first 100 days as president has been more effective than, less effective than, or about as effective as have other recent presidents during their first 100 days in office?" Half sample (Form A)

 
    More
effective
Less
effective
About as
effective
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

4/17-20/17

32 44 22 2  
             

"In looking at what President Trump is doing in terms of his leadership and plans for the country, do you feel more hopeful or more doubtful?" Half sample (Form B)

 
    More
hopeful
More
doubtful
Mixed
(vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

4/17-20/17

46 52 1 1  
             

"Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing in handling the situation in Syria?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/17-20/17

50 43 7    
             

"Do you think that the U.S. Congress should investigate whether or not there was contact between the Russian government and the Trump campaign in 2016? If you do not know enough to have an opinion either way, just say so."

 
    Should
investigate
Should not
investigate
Don't know
enough
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

4/17-20/17

54 26 19 1  
 

2/18-22/17

53 25 21 1  
             

"When it comes to an investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election, would you rather see an investigation led by Congress, or an investigation led by a nonpartisan independent commission?" Options rotated. Half sample (Form B).

 
    Congress Nonpartisan
independent
commission
Neither
(vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

4/17-20/17

16 73 8 3  

 

Quinnipiac University. April 12-18, 2017. N=1,062 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you feel that Donald Trump is doing more to unite the country as president, or doing more to divide the country as president?"
2/2-6/16 & earlier: "Do you feel that Donald Trump will do more to unite the country as president, or do more to divide the country as president?"

 
    Unite Divide Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

4/12-18/17

36 59 6    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

34 61 6    
 

3/2-6/17

39 56 5    
 

2/16-21/17

36 58 6    
 

2/2-6/17

37 58 5    
 

1/20-25/17

40 55 5    
 

1/5-9/17

40 54 6    
 

11/17-20/16

47 49 5    
             

"Do you think it is appropriate that Ivanka Trump, President Trump's daughter, 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
   
    % % %    
 

4/12-18/17

36 53 10    
             

"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
   
    % % %    
 

4/12-18/17

32 53 15    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the nation's policy toward Syria?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

4/12-18/17

49 45 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the nation's policy toward China?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

4/12-18/17

47 39 14    
             

"Do you think that President Trump is handling foreign policy better than former President Obama, worse than President Obama, or is he handling foreign policy about the same as President Obama?"

 
    Better Worse About
the same
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

4/12-18/17

35 50 11 3  
             

"Do you think that President Trump is handling health care better than former President Obama, worse than President Obama, or is he handling health care about the same as President Obama?"

 
    Better Worse About
the same
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

4/12-18/17

22 54 19 5  
             

"Do you think that President Trump has more conflicts of interest than most politicians, less conflicts of interest, or about the same amount of conflicts of interest as most politicians?"
1/5-9/17: "Do you think that President-elect Trump ..."

 
    More Less About
the same
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

4/12-18/17

58 8 32 2  
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

55 10 33 2  
 

2/16-21/17

57 11 29 3  
 

1/20-25/17

54 12 32 2  
 

1/5-9/17

52 10 35 4  

 

Marist Poll. April 11-12, 2017. N=1,069 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.
Trend includes McClatchy-Marist Poll.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how President Donald Trump is handling foreign policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/11-12/17

39 49 12    
 

2/15-19/17

37 56 8    
             

"Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the statement: President Donald Trump is a good leader for the nation?"

 
    Agree Disagree Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/11-12/17

43 52 5    
 

2/15-19/17

43 54 3    
             

"Do you think the United States' role on the world stage has been strengthened or weakened by Donald Trump's decisions as president?"

 
    Strengthened Weakened Unsure    
    % % %    
 

4/11-12/17

40 49 11    
 

2/15-19/17

38 52 10    
             

"How much confidence do you have in Donald Trump to keep the U.S. safe: a great deal of confidence, a good amount, not too much, or no confidence at all?"

 
    A great
deal
A good
amount
Not too
much
None
at all
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

4/11-12/17

24 23 23 29 1

 

Gallup Poll. April 5-9, 2017. N=1,019 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think each applies or doesn't apply to Donald Trump. How about: [see below]?"

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Is a strong and decisive leader"

 

4/5-9/17

52 47 2    
 

2/1-5/17

59 40 1    
 

9/14-18/16

57 41 2    
 

5/18-22/16

60 39 1    
 
 

"Can bring about the changes this country needs"

 

4/5-9/17

46 52 2    
 

2/1-5/17

53 46 1    
 

9/14-18/16

40 58 3    
 

5/18-22/16

42 56 1    
 
 

"Keeps his promises"

 

4/5-9/17

45 52 3    
 

2/1-5/17

62 36 2    
 
 

"Cares about the needs of people like you"

 

4/5-9/17

42 56 2    
 

2/1-5/17

46 54 1    
 

9/14-18/16

37 61 1    
 

5/18-22/16

37 61 2    
 
 

"Can manage the government effectively"

 

4/5-9/17

41 58 2    
 

2/1-5/17

44 55 2    
 

9/14-18/16

41 56 3    
 

5/18-22/16

42 57 1    
 
 

"Is honest and trustworthy"

 

4/5-9/17

36 62 2    
 

2/1-5/17

42 57 1    
 

9/14-18/16

33 64 3    
 

5/18-22/16

33 64 2    

 

Quinnipiac University. March 30-April 3, 2017. N=1,171 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.9.

             

"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
 
    % % % %  
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

27 52 19 2  
             

"Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as excellent, good, not so good, or poor?"

 
    Excellent Good Not so
good
Poor Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

4 48 32 13 2
 

3/16-21/17

3 56 28 11 1
 

3/2-6/17

4 51 33 10 2
             

"Who do you believe is more responsible for the current state of the economy: former President Obama or President Trump?"

 
    President
Obama
President
Trump
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

66 18 16    
 

3/16-21/17

63 22 15    
 

3/2-6/17

67 19 14    
             

"As president, do you think Donald Trump should support efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, or not?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

42 54 4    
 

3/16-21/17

45 51 5    
 

3/2-6/17

45 51 4    
 

2/16-21/17

43 54 3    
 

2/2-6/17

46 50 4    
 

1/5-9/17

48 47 5    
             

"As you may know, President Trump tweeted that he had found out that former President Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential election. Do you believe that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election, or not?"

 
    Believe
he did
Do not
believe it
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

26 64 11    
 

3/16-21/17

19 70 11    
             

"Do you think that President Trump truly believes that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower, or do you think he deliberately made a controversial statement that he does not believe?"

 
    Trump truly
believes it
A statement
he does not
believe
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

3/30 - 4/3/17

48 41 11    
 

3/16-21/17

48 42 11    

 

CBS News Poll. March 25-28, 2017. N=1,088 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

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
   
    % % %    
 

3/25-28/17

39 56 5    
 

2/17-21/17

39 55 5    
             

"Do you think it is necessary or not necessary for the FBI to be investigating possible links between associates of the Trump campaign and the Russian government?"

 
    Necessary Not
necessary
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

3/25-28/17

63 33 5    
             

"How likely do you think it is that Donald Trump's offices were wiretapped or under government surveillance during the 2016 presidential campaign: very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not at all likely?"

 
    Very
likely
Somewhat
likely
Not very
likely
Not at all
likely
Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

3/25-28/17

22 25 20 30 3

 

Quinnipiac University. March 16-21, 2017. N=1,056 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you believe that Donald Trump is more honest than most of the previous presidents, less honest than most previous presidents, or that Donald Trump is just about as honest as most previous presidents?"

 
    More
honest
Less
honest
Just about
as honest
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

3/16-21/17

25 48 24 3  
             

"How much of the time do you think you can trust President Trump to do what is right: almost all of the time, most of the time, only some of the time, or hardly ever?"

 
    Almost all
of the time
Most
of the time
Some
of the time
Hardly
ever
Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

3/16-21/17

11 23 20 43 3
 

2/16-21/17

18 20 21 40 1
             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

3/16-21/17

34 54 12    
             

"Would you trust the results of a congressional investigation into the potential links between some of Donald Trump's campaign advisors and the Russian government, or not?"

 
    Would
trust
Would
not trust
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

3/16-21/17

52 41 7    

 

Quinnipiac University. March 2-6, 2017. N=1,283 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.7.

             

"Based on what you have heard or read about President Trump's speech to Congress, was the speech better than what you expected, worse than what you expected, or about what you expected?"

 
    Better Worse About as
expected
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

3/2-6/17

49 3 39 8  
             

"Do you agree or disagree with President Trump's statement that certain news organizations are the enemy of the American people?"

 
    Agree Disagree Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

3/2-6/17

39 58 3    
 

Republicans

81 17 2    
 

Democrats

10 86 5    
 

Independents

38 60 2    

 

Gallup Poll. March 1-5, 2017. N=1,018 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

"Do you think Donald Trump will do a good job or a poor job in handling each of the following issues as president?

"How about protecting the nation's environment?"

 
    Good job Poor job Mixed/
Fair (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

3/1-5/17

36 57 4 3  
             

"How about improving the nation's energy policy?"

 
    Good job Poor job Mixed/
Fair (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

3/1-5/17

46 48 2 3  
             

"How about making America prosperous?"

 
    Good job Poor job Mixed/
Fair (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

3/1-5/17

54 41 4 2  

 

Suffolk University/USA Today Poll. March 1-5, 2017. N=1,000 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Thinking about President Trump's POLICIES, do you generally approve of them?"

 
    Yes,
approve
No, do not
approve
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-5/17

46 46 8    
             

"Thinking about President Trump's TEMPERAMENT, do you generally approve or disapprove of President Trump's TEMPERAMENT?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-5/17

30 60 10    
             

"Do you believe President Trump has shown LEADERSHIP in his first 40 days?"

 
    Yes No Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-5/17

55 41 4    
             

"Which comes closer to your view? President Trump should stop tweeting so much. OR, President Trump's tweets are a good way for him to communicate directly with Americans."

 
    Should stop
tweeting
so much
A good
way to
communicate
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-5/17

59 28 13    
             

"U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Russia tried to meddle in the U.S. presidential election last year. How serious of an issue do you think this is: very serious, somewhat serious, not very serious, not at all serious?"

 
    Very
serious
Somewhat
serious
Not very
serious
Not at all
serious
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

3/1-5/17

46 16 12 20 6
             

"Should there be an outside, independent investigation into allegations of contacts between Russia and Trump associates during the campaign?"

 
    Yes No Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-5/17

58 35 7    
             

"President Trump has said journalists and the media are the enemy of the American people. Do you agree or disagree?"

 
    Agree Disagree Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-5/17

34 59 7    

 

CNN/ORC Poll. March 1-4, 2017. N=1,025 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the federal budget?" Version A (N=514, 4.5)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-4/17

47 46 8    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling helping the middle class?" Version B (N=511, 4.5)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-4/17

45 50 5    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling taxes?" Version B (N=511, 4.5)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-4/17

43 48 9    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling environmental policy?" Version A (N=514, 4.5)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-4/17

42 52 5    
             

"Do you think the policies being proposed by Donald Trump will move the country in the right direction or the wrong direction?" Version A (N=514, 4.5)

 
    Right
direction
Wrong
direction
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-4/17

49 50 1    
 

1/12-15/17

48 49 3    
             

"Do you think the policies being proposed by Donald Trump reflect your priorities for the United States or not?" Version B (N=511, 4.5)

 
    Reflect
priorities
Do not
reflect
priorities
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

3/1-4/17

46 53 1    
 

1/12-15/17

46 52 2    
             

"As you may know, U.S. intelligence agencies have said that they believe the Russian government attempted to influence the outcome of the U.S. presidential election last year through hacking of political campaigns and the release of selected information.

"How likely do you think it is that the intelligence agencies' assessment that Russia attempted to influence in the U.S. election is correct: extremely likely, very likely, somewhat likely, not too likely, or not at all likely?"

 
    Extremely
likely
Very
likely
Somewhat
likely
Not too
likely
Not at
all likely
    % % % % %
 

3/1-4/17

32 17 21 14 16
 

1/12-15/17

24 19 32 13 11
             

"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
 
    % % % %  
 

3/1-4/17

37 18 17 28  
             

"Which comes closer to your view of the investigation into contacts between Russians and Trump campaign associates? An independent special prosecutor should be appointed to handle the investigation. OR, Congress is capable of handling the investigation itself." Options rotated. Asked March 2-4, 2017, only; N=715; 3.5.

 
    Special
prosecutor
Congress
is capable
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

ALL

65 32 3    
 

Democrats

82 16 2    
 

Independents

67 29 3    
 

Republicans

43 54 3    

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). Feb. 18-22, 2017. N=1,000 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

             

"Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The news media and other elites are exaggerating the problems with the Trump Administration because they are uncomfortable and threatened with the kind of change that Trump represents." Half sample (Form B)

 
    Agree Disagree Unsure    
    % % %    
 

2/18-22/17

53 45 2    
             

"Since Donald Trump has won the election, do you think the news media has mostly been fair and objective in their coverage of him or not?" If not: "And, would you say the news media has been too critical or not critical enough toward Donald Trump in their coverage?" Combined responses.

 
    Fair and
objective
Too
critical
Not critical
enough
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

2/18-22/17

41 51 6 2  
             

"In general, do you believe that Donald Trump has a relationship with Vladimir Putin that is too friendly and therefore not appropriate for an American president to have with the president of Russia, or do you not have an opinion on this?"

 
    Do believe
it's too
friendly
Do not
believe it's
too friendly
Don't have
an opinion
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

2/18-22/17

38 29 32 1  
 

1/12-15/17

33 24 41 2  
 

12/12-15/16

31 24 44 1  
             

"And, do you think that the U.S. Congress should investigate whether or not the Russian government interfered with the 2016 presidential election? If you do not know enough to have an opinion either way, just say so." Half sample (Form B)

 
    Should
investigate
Should not
investigate
Don't know
enough
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

2/18-22/17

54 29 16 1  

 

CBS News Poll. Feb. 17-21, 2017. N=1,280 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

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

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

2/17-21/17

34 53 13    
             

"Do you think Donald Trump understands the complicated problems a president has to deal with, or not?"

 
    Does Does not Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

2/17-21/17

40 58 2    
             

"Do you have confidence in Donald Trump's ability to deal wisely with an international crisis, or are you uneasy about his approach?"

 
    Have
confidence
Uneasy Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

2/17-21/17

35 62 3    
 

1/13-16/17

33 64 3    
             

"As you may know, some of the information about possible improper communications between associates of Donald Trump and agents of the Russian government were made public through leaks to the media by members of the U.S. intelligence community. Do you think releasing this information is okay because the public needs to know about matters like this or not okay because it puts the country at risk?"

 
    Okay,
public needs
to know
Not okay,
puts country
at risk
Depends
(vol.)
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

2/17-21/17

57 37 2 4  
             

"Which bothers you more -- that associates of Donald Trump may have had improper communications with agents of the Russian government, or that members of the U.S. intelligence community may have leaked classified information to the news media?"

 
    Improper
communi-
cations
Leaks to
news media
Both
equally
(vol.)
Neither
(vol.)
Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

2/17-21/17

51 38 4 1 6
             

"Do you think Congress should investigate whether any associates of Donald Trump had improper communications with agents of the Russian government, or do you think an investigation by Congress isn't necessary?"

 
    Should
investigate
Not
necessary
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

2/17-21/17

72 25 3    
             

"Do you think Congress should investigate whether any members of the U.S. intelligence community have leaked classified information to the news media, or do you think an investigation by Congress isn't necessary?"

 
    Should
investigate
Not
necessary
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

2/17-21/17

69 26 5    

 

Quinnipiac University. Feb. 16-21, 2017. N=1,323 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.7.

             

"As president, do you think Donald Trump will mostly bring the right kind of change to the country, mostly bring the wrong kind of change, or will not really bring much change either way?"

 
    Right kind
of change
Wrong kind
of change
Not much
change
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

2/16-21/17

38 45 14 3  
 

2/2-6/17

41 44 12 2  
 

1/20-25/17

41 39 17 3  
 

1/5-9/17

38 35 24 3  
 

11/17-20/16

46 33 19 2  
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the nation's policy toward Israel?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

2/16-21/17

42 42 17    
             

"As president, do you think Donald Trump should remove regulations on businesses and corporations, or not?"

 
    Should Should
not
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

2/16-21/17

34 54 12    
 

2/2-6/17

39 49