Deep challenges for Trump from North Korea to the home front

President Donald Trump faces deep challenges on international and domestic issues alike, with a job approval rating mired in historic lows, a broad sense he’s done more to divide than unite the country and a high level of public distrust that he’ll act responsibly in dealing with North Korea. CONT. […] Read more »

Trump’s approval again reaches 40% after positive reaction to hurricane response

President Donald Trump’s approval rating has once again reached 40%, while earning high marks for his handling of the government’s response to recent hurricanes, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. A broad 64% of Americans say they approve of how Trump’s government reacted to the recent storms, […] Read more »

NPR/Ipsos Poll: Half Of Americans Don’t Trust Trump On North Korea

A narrow majority of Americans don’t trust President Trump to handle the conflict with North Korea, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll. The findings come as the president and his diplomatic team prepare for the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week, where North Korea’s renegade nuclear program […] Read more »

Obamacare repeal still tops GOP voters’ to-do lists

Republican leaders want to move past Obamacare repeal, but most GOP voters aren’t ready to let them do it. According to the latest POLITICO-Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health poll, a key finding shows the Trump administration’s messaging on health care is clearly resonating with the party’s base. CONT. […] Read more »

Most Americans Oppose Restricting Rights for LGBT People

A majority (53%) of Americans oppose allowing businesses that provide wedding services, such as catering, flowers, and wedding cakes, to refuse services to same-sex couples, compared to about four in ten (41%) who say they would support allowing these wedding-based businesses to refuse services to same-sex couples for religious reasons. […] Read more »

Most oppose threatening North Korea with military action

Most Americans say the U.S. should not threaten North Korea with military action right now, but would approve of military action if diplomacy does not eventually stop its nuclear program. … The public remains uneasy about President Trump’s ability to handle the situation. Fifty-nine percent are uneasy about his ability […] Read more »

Would a public that doesn’t approve of Trump follow him into war?

As the confrontation with North Korea deepens, Donald Trump is confronting doubts about his leadership at home and abroad that are almost unprecedented for a US president during a time of international crisis. … Given the underlying questions about his leadership, Trump faces the real risk that his belligerent “fire […] Read more »

Americans Oppose Military Action against North Korea

Americans want the United States government to diffuse [sic] heightened tensions surrounding North Korea’s nuclear programs through diplomatic means and not military intervention. 76% of residents say the U.S. should either negotiate directly with North Korea, 39%, or convince China to use their influence to stop North Korea’s nuclear programs, […] Read more »