Russia investigations a ‘witch hunt’? Not according to polls

President Donald Trump insists questions about once-hidden contacts between his inner campaign circle and Russian officials are a “witch hunt.” Public-opinion polls suggest Americans don’t agree. While the public still has considerable confusion about what, precisely, individuals connected to the Russian government did — and how they might have been […] Read more »

How Question Wording Affects (Or Doesn’t Affect) Support For Trump’s Travel Ban

President Trump’s executive order banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. has been perhaps the most controversial act of his presidency so far. The order set off a firestorm of protests and numerous court challenges. But it’s still difficult to measure how many Americans support the […] Read more »

Trump’s unpopular budget

For better or worse, President Trump has displayed little interest in adopting polices that enjoy public support. Republican members of Congress ought to be uncomfortable with this approach. … Last year, the University of Maryland’s Program for Public Consultation provided a representative panel of more than 7,000 registered voters with […] Read more »