Poll finds Trump standing weakened since springtime

President Trump’s standing with the American people has deteriorated since the spring, buffeted by perceptions of a decline in U.S. leadership abroad, a stalled presidential agenda at home and an unpopular Republican health-care bill, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. CONT. Scott Clement & Dan Balz, Washington Post Read more »

6 months in, a record low for Trump, with troubles from Russia to health care

Americans give President Donald Trump the lowest six-month approval rating of any president in polls dating back 70 years, punctuated by questions about his competence on the world stage, his effectiveness, the GOP health care plan and Russia’s role in the 2016 election. CONT. Gary Langer, ABC News Read more »

Majority Of Americans Believe Trump Acted Either Illegally Or Unethically With Russia

A majority of Americans believe President Trump has done something either illegal or unethical when it comes to Russia, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. The 54 percent of people who believe something untoward has gone on include a quarter who believe the president has done something illegal in […] Read more »

Trump policy shifts contradict what most Americans want, polls reveal

A number of significant Trump administration policy changes fall out of line with views held by the majority of Americans, according to multiple recent polls. Obamacare’s popularity has been steadily climbing since Trump took office, and two of his reversals of major Obama-era policies — Trump’s decision to withdraw the […] Read more »

On world affairs, most G20 countries more confident in Merkel than Trump

As leaders from 20 of the world’s largest economies prepare to meet in Germany this week for the Group of Twenty (G2o) summit, residents in most member countries have more confidence in the summit’s host – German Chancellor Angela Merkel – than in U.S. President Donald Trump to do the […] Read more »

Trump Approval Highest on Terrorism, Economy

On 10 hot-button issues, President Donald Trump gets the highest approval ratings for his handling of terrorism (46%) and the economy (45%). His lowest ratings are for healthcare policy (28%) and relations with Russia (30%). Trump’s frosty relations with the news media meet with approval from 34% of U.S. adults. […] Read more »