A Third of Californians Approve of Trump’s Job Performance

Just a third of Californians approve of the way President Trump is doing his job, according to a statewide survey released today by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), with funding from the James Irvine Foundation. …

As California leaders consider their responses to Trump’s early action on immigration, the survey asked whether state and local governments should make their own policies and take actions—separate from the federal government—to protect the legal rights of undocumented immigrants in California. A solid majority of adults (65%) and 58 percent of likely voters favor state and local action. …

The Trump administration’s approach to federal climate change policy appears likely to diverge from California’s. … A solid majority of Californians (63%) say they favor the state government making its own policies—separate from the federal government—to address global warming. CONT.

Public Policy Institute of California