One-Third of Speech Watchers More Confident in Trump

President Donald Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday night had a positive effect on many of those who watched it or read news coverage about it later. Almost six in 10 of this group rated the address as excellent or good, and more than one in three said it made them more confident in Trump’s abilities to carry out his duties as president. …

As is typically the case for these types of presidential addresses to Congress, those who watch are disproportionately likely to identify with the president’s party. CONT.

Frank Newport, Gallup