Polling

Courtesy of Quinnipiac (August 23rd)

 

Trump Approval



1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as President?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              35%    77%     4%    33%    41%    31%    32%    52%
Disapprove           59     14     95     59     55     62     63     40
DK/NA                 6      9      1      8      4      7      5      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              26%    37%    39%    39%    50%    37%    43%     4%    24%
Disapprove           69     54     57     55     46     55     51     93     72
DK/NA                 5      9      4      6      4      9      7      3      4
 

TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as President?

                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         35      59       6
Aug 17, 2017         39      57       4
Aug 02, 2017         33      61       5
Jun 29, 2017         40      55       5
Jun 07, 2017         34      57       9
May 24, 2017         37      55       7
May 10, 2017         36      58       6
Apr 19, 2017         40      56       4
Apr 04, 2017         35      57       8
Mar 22, 2017         37      56       7
Mar 07, 2017         41      52       7
Feb 22, 2017         38      55       7
Feb 07, 2017         42      51       7
Jan 26, 2017         36      44      19
 
 

1a. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as President? COMBINED WITH: (If approve/disapprove q1) Do you strongly or somewhat approve/disapprove?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve strongly     27%    61%     3%    24%    29%    25%    23%    40%
Approve smwht         8     16      1      9     11      5      9     12
Disapprove smwht      4      5      5      4      5      4      6      2
Disapprove strongly  54      9     90     54     49     58     56     38
DK/NA                 7      9      1     10      6      8      6      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve strongly     16%    28%    29%    31%    35%    30%    33%     3%    20%
Approve smwht         9      8      9      7     14      7     10      1      4
Disapprove smwht      4      5      4      5      5      3      4      6      7
Disapprove strongly  64     49     53     50     41     52     46     87     65
DK/NA                 5     10      5      7      5      9      7      3      4
 

TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as President? COMBINED WITH: (If approve/disapprove) Do you strongly or somewhat approve/disapprove?

                     App     App     Dis     Dis
                     Strngly Smwht   Smwht   Strngly DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         27       8       4      54       7
Aug 17, 2017         26      12       5      52       5
Aug 02, 2017         23      10       6      55       6
Jun 29, 2017         28      12       6      48       5
Jun 07, 2017         25       9       6      51       9
May 24, 2017         28       9       7      49       8
May 10, 2017         25      10       8      51       7
Apr 19, 2017         28      11       6      50       5
Apr 04, 2017         25       9       7      49       9
Mar 22, 2017         26      10       6      50       8
Mar 07, 2017         31      10       6      45       8
Feb 22, 2017         29       9       6      49       8
Feb 07, 2017         33       9       6      45       8
Jan 26, 2017         29       6       4      40      20
 
 

5. Is your opinion of Donald Trump favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            36%    79%     4%    33%    39%    33%    33%    53%
Unfavorable          60     17     95     61     57     62     63     42
Hvn't hrd enough      3      3      1      4      3      3      2      3
REFUSED               2      1      1      3      1      3      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            27%    35%    39%    41%    49%    40%    44%     4%    24%
Unfavorable          70     58     57     55     48     55     52     90     72
Hvn't hrd enough      2      5      2      2      2      2      2      3      3
REFUSED               1      2      3      2      1      3      2      3      1
 

TREND: Is your opinion of Donald Trump favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?

                     Fav     Unfav   HvntHrd REF
 
Aug 23, 2017         36      60       3       2
Aug 17, 2017         39      58       2       1
Aug 02, 2017         34      61       2       2
Jun 29, 2017         41      55       1       2
Jun 07, 2017         35      60       2       3
May 24, 2017         37      57       4       2
May 10, 2017         35      58       4       2
Apr 19, 2017         39      56       3       2
Apr 04, 2017         36      59       3       2
Mar 22, 2017         36      57       5       2
Mar 07, 2017         43      53       3       1
Feb 22, 2017         39      55       4       2
Feb 07, 2017         43      52       3       2
Jan 26, 2017         39      52       6       2
Jan 10, 2017         37      51       8       4
Nov 22, 2016         44      46       6       3
Link to full trend on website
 
 

6. What is the first word that comes to mind when you think of Donald Trump? (Numbers are not percentages. Figures show the number of times each response was given. This table reports only words that were mentioned at least five times.)

                Tot
 
strong          64
idiot           59
incompetent     58
liar            50
president       49
racist          29
leader          27
unqualified     26
asshole         24
arrogant        21
businessman     21
honest          21
crazy           19
ignorant        18
dishonest       17
great           17
narcissist      16
unstable        15
egotistical     14
buffoon         12
unfit           12
inexperienced   11
disgusting      10
good            10
America          9
determined       9
jerk             9
trying           9
bully            8
crook            8
patriot          8
stupid           8
terrible         8
Twitter          8
untrustworthy    8
bigot            7
brash            7
criminal         7
dangerous        7
ego              7
hair             7
hate             7
jackass          7
American         6
awful            6
change           6
clown            6
impulsive        6
intelligent      6
joke             6
leadership       6
money            6
self-centered    6
smart            6
blowhard         5
despicable       5
disgrace         5
fraud            5
impeachment      5
moron            5
ridiculous       5
 
 

13. Would you say that Donald Trump - is honest, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  36%    77%     7%    32%    39%    32%    33%    50%
No                   61     18     92     63     58     63     64     45
DK/NA                 4      5      1      5      3      4      3      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  29%    33%    38%    41%    48%    38%    43%    10%    25%
No                   68     64     58     53     49     58     54     89     70
DK/NA                 3      2      4      5      3      5      4      1      5
 

TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is honest, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         36      61       4
Aug 17, 2017         37      59       4
Aug 02, 2017         34      62       5
Jun 29, 2017         38      57       5
Jun 07, 2017         36      59       6
May 24, 2017         36      59       5
May 10, 2017         33      61       5
Apr 19, 2017         37      58       5
Apr 04, 2017         34      61       6
Mar 22, 2017         35      60       5
Mar 07, 2017         39      55       6
Feb 22, 2017         40      55       5
Feb 07, 2017         42      54       3
Jan 26, 2017         39      56       5
Jan 10, 2017         39      53       8
Nov 22, 2016         42      52       6
 
 

14. Would you say that Donald Trump - has good leadership skills, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  37%    76%     8%    34%    40%    34%    31%    54%
No                   61     22     91     63     58     63     67     43
DK/NA                 2      2      -      3      2      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  30%    41%    37%    38%    47%    40%    44%     9%    29%
No                   68     57     61     60     51     57     54     90     69
DK/NA                 2      2      2      3      2      3      2      1      1
 

TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump has good leadership skills, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         37      61       2
Aug 17, 2017         39      59       2
Aug 02, 2017         34      63       3
Jun 29, 2017         44      54       2
Jun 07, 2017         39      58       3
May 24, 2017         40      57       3
May 10, 2017         41      56       3
Apr 19, 2017         40      55       4
Apr 04, 2017         40      55       4
Mar 22, 2017         40      55       5
Mar 07, 2017         47      50       4
Feb 22, 2017         42      55       3
Feb 07, 2017         47      50       4
Jan 26, 2017         49      46       5
Jan 10, 2017         49      44       6
Nov 22, 2016         56      38       6
 
 

15. Would you say that Donald Trump - cares about average Americans, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  40%    86%     7%    37%    45%    35%    37%    57%
No                   57     13     92     59     52     62     60     41
DK/NA                 3      1      1      4      3      3      3      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  30%    42%    42%    45%    54%    43%    48%     6%    27%
No                   68     54     56     54     43     55     50     90     71
DK/NA                 2      3      2      1      3      2      2      4      2
 

TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump cares about average Americans, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         40      57       3
Aug 17, 2017         42      56       2
Aug 02, 2017         39      59       2
Jun 29, 2017         44      55       2
Jun 07, 2017         40      58       3
May 24, 2017         42      56       2
May 10, 2017         38      59       3
Apr 19, 2017         42      57       2
Apr 04, 2017         39      57       4
Mar 22, 2017         40      57       3
Mar 07, 2017         46      52       3
Feb 22, 2017         44      53       3
Feb 07, 2017         45      52       3
Jan 26, 2017         44      53       3
Jan 10, 2017         44      52       3
Nov 22, 2016         51      45       3
 
 

16. Would you say that Donald Trump - is level headed, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  29%    63%     5%    26%    31%    27%    24%    45%
No                   68     32     94     70     65     70     73     52
DK/NA                 3      5      1      4      3      3      3      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  19%    27%    33%    33%    38%    32%    35%     3%    19%
No                   79     70     64     62     59     64     61     93     78
DK/NA                 3      3      3      5      3      3      3      5      3
 

TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is level headed, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         29      68       3
Aug 17, 2017         30      67       2
Aug 02, 2017         26      71       3
Jun 29, 2017         34      63       3
Jun 07, 2017         29      68       3
May 24, 2017         31      65       4
May 10, 2017         29      66       5
Apr 19, 2017         33      63       4
Apr 04, 2017         29      66       5
Mar 22, 2017         30      66       4
Mar 07, 2017         34      61       5
Feb 22, 2017         33      63       4
Feb 07, 2017         35      60       5
Jan 26, 2017         33      62       5
Jan 10, 2017         33      62       5
Nov 22, 2016         38      57       5
 
 

17. Would you say that Donald Trump - is a strong person, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  59%    90%    31%    61%    61%    57%    54%    72%
No                   38      9     67     35     37     40     43     26
DK/NA                 2      1      2      4      2      3      3      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  56%    60%    61%    60%    67%    61%    64%    40%    55%
No                   41     39     37     38     30     37     34     58     43
DK/NA                 3      1      3      2      3      2      2      2      2
 

TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is a strong person, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         59      38       2
Aug 17, 2017         61      37       3
Aug 02, 2017         58      39       3
Jun 29, 2017         63      34       3
Jun 07, 2017         62      35       3
May 24, 2017         64      33       2
May 10, 2017         62      35       3
Apr 19, 2017         61      36       3
Apr 04, 2017         64      33       4
Mar 22, 2017         66      30       4
Mar 07, 2017         67      30       3
Feb 22, 2017         64      32       3
Feb 07, 2017         70      26       3
Jan 26, 2017         68      29       4
Jan 10, 2017         71      25       4
Nov 22, 2016         74      23       3
 
 

18. Would you say that Donald Trump - is intelligent, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  55%    90%    25%    55%    58%    52%    52%    69%
No                   43      9     74     40     39     46     45     29
DK/NA                 3      1      1      5      3      2      3      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  48%    56%    56%    58%    66%    57%    61%    33%    42%
No                   49     42     42     40     31     42     37     66     52
DK/NA                 3      2      2      2      3      2      2      1      6
 

TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is intelligent, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         55      43       3
Aug 17, 2017         58      40       2
Aug 02, 2017         55      42       3
Jun 29, 2017         58      39       3
Jun 07, 2017         57      40       3
May 24, 2017         57      40       3
May 10, 2017         56      41       3
Apr 19, 2017         58      38       4
Apr 04, 2017         60      35       5
Mar 22, 2017         59      36       5
Mar 07, 2017         64      32       4
Feb 22, 2017         58      38       4
Feb 07, 2017         65      31       4
Jan 26, 2017         65      32       3
Jan 10, 2017         68      27       5
Nov 22, 2016         74      21       4
 
 

19. Would you say that Donald Trump - is someone who shares your values, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  34%    78%     5%    30%    38%    31%    32%    50%
No                   63     20     94     65     60     66     66     47
DK/NA                 3      3      1      5      3      3      3      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  24%    34%    37%    41%    46%    38%    41%     6%    24%
No                   74     63     60     58     51     60     56     92     74
DK/NA                 2      3      3      2      3      3      3      2      1
 

TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is someone who shares your values, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         34      63       3
Aug 17, 2017         37      61       2
Aug 02, 2017         34      63       3
Jun 29, 2017         38      59       3
Jun 07, 2017         33      64       3
May 24, 2017         36      62       2
May 10, 2017         32      64       4
Apr 19, 2017         35      61       4
Apr 04, 2017         34      61       5
Mar 22, 2017         35      61       4
Mar 07, 2017         38      58       4
Feb 22, 2017         37      60       3
Feb 07, 2017         38      58       4
Link to full trend on website
 
 

20. In the Presidential election of 2016, if Hillary Clinton had become President instead of Donald Trump, do you think that the nation would be better off than it is today or worse off than it is today?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Better off           49%     8%    89%    44%    43%    54%    53%    34%
Worse off            40     85      5     41     44     37     38     56
SAME(VOL)             6      4      4      7      6      6      5      5
DK/NA                 5      2      2      8      7      3      5      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Better off           54%    46%    51%    47%    36%    48%    42%    80%    58%
Worse off            30     44     42     44     52     44     48      7     31
SAME(VOL)             8      6      3      5      5      5      5     11      4
DK/NA                 7      4      3      4      6      3      5      2      8
 
 

21. Do you feel that Donald Trump is doing more to unite the country as President, or doing more to divide the country as President?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Unite                31%    68%     4%    29%    34%    28%    27%    45%
Divide               62     20     95     64     59     65     66     44
DK/NA                 7     12      1      7      7      7      6     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Unite                23%    31%    35%    34%    41%    34%    37%     6%    20%
Divide               72     58     60     58     51     58     54     92     75
DK/NA                 6     10      5      8      8      9      9      2      4
 

TREND: Do you feel that Donald Trump is doing more to unite the country as President, or doing more to divide the country as President? (* "will do more")

                     Unite   Divide   DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         31      62       7
Apr 19, 2017         36      59       6
Apr 04, 2017         34      61       6
Mar 07, 2017         39      56       5
Feb 22, 2017         36      58       6
Feb 07, 2017         37      58       5 *
Jan 26, 2017         40      55       5 *
Jan 10, 2017         40      54       6 *
Nov 22, 2016         47      49       5 *
 
 

22. As president, do you think Donald Trump is mostly bringing the right kind of change to the country, mostly bringing the wrong kind of change, or is not really bringing much change either way?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Right change         30%    70%     3%    26%    32%    29%    28%    45%
Wrong change         45      9     79     44     41     49     49     30
Not much change      23     20     18     27     25     21     22     23
DK/NA                 2      1      -      3      2      1      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Right change         20%    30%    35%    34%    41%    35%    37%     2%    19%
Wrong change         55     43     48     39     34     43     38     72     57
Not much change      24     24     16     25     24     21     22     26     22
DK/NA                 1      2      1      3      2      2      2      -      1
 

TREND: As president, do you think Donald Trump is mostly bringing the right kind of change to the country, mostly bringing the wrong kind of change, or is not really bringing much change either way? (* "will mostly bring")

                     Right   Wrong   NotMuch
                     Change  Change  Change  DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         30      45      23       2
Apr 19, 2017         34      43      21       2
Apr 04, 2017         32      42      22       4
Feb 22, 2017         38      45      14       3
Feb 07, 2017         41      44      12       2 *
Jan 26, 2017         41      39      17       3 *
Jan 10, 2017         38      35      24       3 *
Nov 22, 2016         46      33      19       2 *
 
 

23. Would you say that Donald Trump is doing a better job as president than you expected, a worse job, or about what you expected?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Better               10%    26%     2%     6%    10%    11%     8%    14%
Worse                33     11     53     30     31     35     35     22
As expected          55     62     45     61     58     53     55     63
DK/NA                 1      1      -      2      1      2      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Better               10%    10%     9%     9%    12%    10%    11%     1%    15%
Worse                25     33     35     38     25     31     28     56     35
As expected          64     55     54     51     62     57     59     42     49
DK/NA                 -      1      2      2      1      2      1      1      2
 

TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is doing a better job as president than you expected, a worse job, or about what you expected?

                     Better  Worse   Expectd DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         10      33      55       1
May 10, 2017         14      24      60       2
Apr 19, 2017         16      24      58       1
Mar 07, 2017         22      22      53       3
Feb 22, 2017         19      27      52       2
 
 

24. Does having Donald Trump as President of the United States make you feel more safe, less safe, or doesn't it have an impact on how safe you feel?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More safe            28%    66%     4%    24%    32%    24%    26%    40%
Less safe            52     11     89     51     46     58     56     33
No impact            19     22      7     25     22     17     18     26
DK/NA                 -      1      -      -      -      1      -      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
More safe            18%    29%    29%    34%    39%    29%    33%     4%    20%
Less safe            56     49     55     49     36     51     44     88     64
No impact            26     23     15     16     25     20     23      8     15
DK/NA                 -      -      1      1      -      -      -      -      -
 
 

25. Which is closer to your point of view: there is too much political correctness in the United States today, or there is too much prejudice in the United States today?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Political corrctness 40%    73%    11%    43%    49%    31%    38%    51%
Prejudice            55     21     87     51     46     63     56     44
DK/NA                 6      6      3      6      5      6      5      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Political corrctness 31%    46%    40%    42%    56%    35%    45%    15%    33%
Prejudice            64     47     55     53     40     58     50     80     60
DK/NA                 6      7      4      6      4      6      5      5      7
 

TREND: Which is closer to your point of view: there is too much political correctness in the United States today, or there is too much prejudice in the United States today?

                     Pol.    Preju-
                     Crct    dice    DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         40      55       6
Nov 22, 2016         47      48       5
Link to full trend on website
 
 

26. Do you approve or disapprove of the way the news media has covered President Trump?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              40%     8%    72%    35%    37%    43%    43%    28%
Disapprove           55     89     22     59     60     51     53     69
DK/NA                 5      2      5      6      4      6      4      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              35%    38%    44%    43%    29%    40%    35%    67%    43%
Disapprove           59     57     52     53     69     55     62     25     52
DK/NA                 6      5      4      3      3      4      4      7      6
 

TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the news media has covered President Trump?

                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         40      55       5
Aug 16, 2017         37      58       5
May 25, 2017         39      57       4
May 10, 2017         37      58       5
Mar 07, 2017         41      53       6
Feb 22, 2017         45      50       4
 
 

27. Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump talks about the media?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              35%    73%     5%    32%    39%    31%    32%    48%
Disapprove           62     24     94     64     59     66     65     48
DK/NA                 3      2      1      5      3      3      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              27%    39%    35%    37%    47%    36%    41%     6%    26%
Disapprove           70     59     62     59     51     61     56     91     72
DK/NA                 2      3      3      4      2      4      3      2      2
 

TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump talks about the media?

                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         35      62       3
Aug 16, 2017         38      59       3
May 25, 2017         35      62       3
May 10, 2017         31      65       3
Mar 07, 2017         37      60       3
Feb 22, 2017         35      61       4
 
 

28. Who do you trust more to tell you the truth about important issues: President Trump or the news media?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Trump                36%    80%     5%    33%    39%    33%    34%    52%
News media           54     13     89     54     51     57     58     39
DK/NA                10      8      6     13     10     10      8      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Trump                24%    37%    39%    42%    48%    39%    44%     7%    22%
News media           60     50     56     51     43     52     48     80     65
DK/NA                16     12      5      7      8      9      9     13     13
 

TREND: Who do you trust more to tell you the truth about important issues: President Trump or the news media?

                     Trump   News    DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         36      54      10
Aug 16, 2017         37      55       9
May 25, 2017         34      53      13
May 10, 2017         31      57      12
Mar 07, 2017         37      53      10
Feb 22, 2017         37      52      10
 
 

29. Since the 2016 presidential election, have you been following the news more, following the news less, or have you been following the news about the same amount as before?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More                 41%    36%    55%    33%    36%    46%    36%    42%
Less                  8      9      6     10      7      9      7      7
Same                 51     56     38     57     57     45     57     50
DK/NA                 -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
More                 36%    38%    46%    43%    34%    44%    39%    51%    49%
Less                 10      8      7      6      7      8      7      9     11
Same                 54     54     47     51     60     48     54     40     40
DK/NA                 -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
 

TREND: Since the 2016 presidential election, have you been following the news more, following the news less, or have you been following the news about the same amount as before?

                     More    Less    Same    DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         41       8      51       -
Jun 07, 2017         33      10      57       -
 
 

30. Do you think that President Trump provides the United States with moral leadership, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Moral leadership 35%    78%     5%    32%    38%    32%    31%    53%
No                   62     20     94     64     59     66     67     45
DK/NA                 2      2      1      4      3      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Moral leadership 27%    34%    38%    41%    47%    39%    43%     5%    25%
No                   72     64     60     55     50     59     55     94     74
DK/NA                 1      2      2      4      3      2      2      1      1
 
 

31. Do you think that President Trump is abusing the powers of his office, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Abusing powers   53%    13%    88%    53%    47%    59%    52%    39%
No                   44     86     10     44     50     39     45     58
DK/NA                 2      1      2      3      2      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Abusing powers   61%    48%    53%    53%    37%    52%    45%    91%    61%
No                   37     50     45     46     60     45     52      8     37
DK/NA                 2      2      3      2      3      2      3      1      1
 

TREND: Do you think that President Trump is abusing the powers of his office, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         53      44       2
Aug 17, 2017         51      47       2
Aug 02, 2017         57      40       2
Jun 29, 2017         52      46       2
Jun 07, 2017         55      42       3
May 24, 2017         54      43       3
 
 

32. Do you associate President Trump more with mainstream conservatism or the alt-right movement?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Mainstream consrvtsm 38%    69%    19%    35%    41%    36%    34%    47%
Alt-right movement   44     15     67     46     43     45     51     33
DK/NA                17     16     15     19     16     19     15     20
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Mainstream consrvtsm 38%    41%    35%    39%    44%    38%    41%    25%    34%
Alt-right movement   45     43     49     41     40     42     41     62     45
DK/NA                18     17     16     20     16     20     18     12     21
 
 

33. Do you believe that Donald Trump is more honest than most of the previous presidents, less honest than most previous presidents, or that Donald Trump is just about as honest as most previous presidents?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More honest          24%    50%     5%    22%    25%    23%    20%    34%
Less honest          50     11     85     51     46     54     55     35
Just about as honest 24     38      9     25     28     21     23     30
DK/NA                 1      1      1      2      1      2      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
More honest          20%    25%    25%    25%    29%    27%    28%     6%    18%
Less honest          53     47     52     50     38     50     44     75     62
Just about as honest 26     27     22     23     32     23     27     17     19
DK/NA                 1      1      1      3      1      1      1      2      1
 

TREND: Do you believe that Donald Trump is more honest than most of the previous presidents, less honest than most previous presidents, or that Donald Trump is just about as honest as most previous presidents?

                     More    Less    JustAs
                     Honest  Honest  Honest  DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         24      50      24       1
Aug 17, 2017         22      49      27       2
Mar 22, 2017         25      48      24       3
 
 

39. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling - race relations?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              31%    69%     5%    27%    33%    29%    26%    48%
Disapprove           63     26     93     66     61     65     68     45
DK/NA                 6      5      2      7      5      6      5      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              24%    30%    33%    36%    42%    34%    38%     7%    20%
Disapprove           74     65     61     57     52     59     56     89     79
DK/NA                 3      6      5      7      6      6      6      3      1
 
 

40. Would you say that Donald Trump cares about the issues facing minority groups in the U.S., or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Cares            37%    79%     5%    34%    42%    33%    35%    53%
No                   60     17     94     61     55     64     62     43
DK/NA                 3      4      1      5      3      3      4      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Cares            27%    37%    39%    42%    50%    40%    45%     5%    26%
No                   71     58     57     55     46     57     52     94     74
DK/NA                 1      5      4      3      4      4      4      1      -
 
 

41. Since the election of Donald Trump, do you believe the level of hatred and prejudice in the U.S. has increased, the level of hatred and prejudice has decreased, or hasn't it changed either way?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Increased            65%    48%    85%    62%    61%    69%    66%    60%
Decreased             2      3      1      1      1      2      1      2
Hasn't changed       32     47     13     36     37     27     32     37
DK/NA                 1      2      -      1      1      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Increased            73%    57%    67%    67%    56%    68%    62%    77%    79%
Decreased             -      2      1      3      2      2      2      3      1
Hasn't changed       26     39     30     28     42     28     35     21     21
DK/NA                 1      1      1      2      1      2      1      -      -
 

TREND: Since the election of Donald Trump, do you believe the level of hatred and prejudice in the U.S. has increased, the level of hatred and prejudice has decreased, or hasn't it changed either way?

                     Incr    Decr    NoChng  DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         65       2      32       1
Mar 09, 2017         63       2      32       3
 
 

42. How serious a problem do you think that prejudice against minority groups is in the United States today; a very serious problem, a somewhat serious problem, a not so serious problem, or not a problem at all?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very serious         50%    21%    76%    47%    45%    55%    46%    39%
Somewhat serious     31     40     19     35     32     30     35     38
Not so serious       13     26      4     11     15     11     13     15
Not at all            5     11      1      5      8      3      5      7
DK/NA                 1      2      -      1      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Very serious         68%    45%    48%    41%    34%    49%    42%    86%    65%
Somewhat serious     21     37     32     35     38     36     37      9     19
Not so serious        7     12     12     16     18     11     14      5     10
Not at all            5      5      6      6      9      4      6      -      6
DK/NA                 -      1      1      1      2      1      1      -      1
 

TREND: How serious a problem do you think that prejudice against minority groups is in the United States today; a very serious problem, a somewhat serious problem, a not so serious problem, or not a problem at all?

                     Very    Smwht   Not so  Not at
                     Serious Serious Serious All     DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         50      31      13       5       1
Mar 09, 2017         48      29      15       7       2
Feb 08, 2017         41      34      17       8       1
Jan 13, 2017         47      32      13       6       3
Nov 23, 2016         43      33      17       5       2
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43. How serious a problem do you think that prejudice against Jewish people is in the United States today; a very serious problem, a somewhat serious problem, a not so serious problem, or not a problem at all?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very serious         28%    13%    43%    25%    24%    31%    21%    22%
Somewhat serious     34     26     35     40     31     37     40     35
Not so serious       23     35     17     19     26     20     25     24
Not at all           11     22      4     11     15      8     12     14
DK/NA                 4      5      2      5      4      4      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Very serious         32%    23%    29%    26%    16%    27%    21%    52%    33%
Somewhat serious     28     34     38     35     33     41     37     28     24
Not so serious       23     26     21     21     29     20     25     11     30
Not at all           14     11      9     14     18      8     13      8      9
DK/NA                 4      6      2      4      4      4      4      1      4
 

TREND: How serious a problem do you think that prejudice against Jewish people is in the United States today: a very serious problem, a somewhat serious problem, a not so serious problem, or not a problem at all?

                     Very    Smwht   Not so  Not at
                     Serious Serious Serious All     DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         28      34      23      11       4
Mar 09, 2017         35      35      19      10       2
Feb 08, 2017         13      36      29      18       3
 
 

44. How serious a problem do you think that prejudice against white people is in the United States today; a very serious problem, a somewhat serious problem, a not so serious problem, or not a problem at all?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very serious         19%    25%    15%    17%    17%    20%     9%    23%
Somewhat serious     26     36     17     28     28     25     27     34
Not so serious       27     25     29     27     27     26     30     25
Not at all           26     12     37     26     25     27     32     16
DK/NA                 2      2      1      2      2      2      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Very serious         18%    17%    17%    19%    14%    19%    16%    25%    23%
Somewhat serious     25     23     26     34     32     29     30     15     21
Not so serious       28     29     27     25     28     28     28     25     25
Not at all           28     30     27     19     25     23     24     35     28
DK/NA                 1      1      2      3      3      2      2      -      4
 
 

45. If a white supremacist rally were to occur in your town, would you join the rally, protest the rally, or would you do neither of these things?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Join                  2%     2%     3%     1%     1%     2%     1%     2%
Protest              35     17     52     33     35     34     39     27
Neither              62     79     45     65     63     62     60     70
DK/NA                 1      1      -      1      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Join                  3%     3%     1%     1%     1%     1%     1%     4%     3%
Protest              44     37     36     26     30     34     32     37     46
Neither              52     60     62     72     68     63     65     59     50
DK/NA                 1      -      1      2      1      1      1      -      1
 
 

55. Do you support or oppose removing Confederate statues from public spaces around the country?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Support              39%     9%    65%    39%    39%    39%    44%    24%
Oppose               50     81     23     53     51     50     46     67
DK/NA                10     10     12      8     10     11     10      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Support              49%    41%    37%    34%    33%    34%    33%    67%    47%
Oppose               41     50     53     54     57     58     57     21     42
DK/NA                10      9      9     13     11      8      9     12     11
 
 

56. As president, do you think Donald Trump should continue tweeting from his personal Twitter account, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Should           28%    44%    13%    28%    32%    24%    27%    34%
No                   69     52     84     67     64     73     70     61
DK/NA                 4      4      3      5      4      4      2      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Should           28%    24%    32%    27%    38%    25%    31%    12%    23%
No                   69     74     66     65     59     71     65     86     74
DK/NA                 3      2      2      8      3      4      4      2      3
 

TREND: As president, do you think Donald Trump should continue tweeting from his personal Twitter account, or not?

                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Aug 23, 2017         28      69       4
Aug 17, 2017         31      66       3
Aug 02, 2017         27      69       4
Jun 29, 2017         32      61       7
May 10, 2017         33      61       6
Apr 19, 2017         28      68       4
 
 

57. Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump handles issues involving white supremacist groups?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              28%    61%     3%    27%    30%    26%    25%    41%
Disapprove           63     25     93     65     62     65     67     49
DK/NA                 9     14      4      8      8      9      8      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              18%    29%    31%    32%    37%    31%    34%     2%    21%
Disapprove           77     61     61     58     55     60     58     90     72
DK/NA                 4      9      8     10      9      8      9      8      7
 
 

58. Do you think that President Trump's decisions and behavior as president have encouraged the white supremacist groups, discouraged the white supremacist groups, or do you think his behavior and decisions haven't had an impact either way?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Encouraged           59%    18%    91%    61%    57%    61%    63%    45%
Discouraged           3      6      1      3      3      3      2      3
No impact            35     74      6     33     37     33     32     49
DK/NA                 3      2      2      3      3      4      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Encouraged           72%    57%    57%    54%    50%    56%    53%    88%    67%
Discouraged           1      2      3      4      3      3      3      2      2
No impact            25     39     36     37     45     38     41      8     26
DK/NA                 1      3      4      4      2      4      3      2      5
 
 

58a. (If Trump encouraged q58) Do you think President Trump has deliberately encouraged these groups or do you think that President Trump has accidentally encouraged these groups?

                     TRUMP ENCOURAGED WHITE SUPREMACIST GROUPS Q58..............
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Deliberately         61%    26%    71%    55%    58%    64%    59%    53%
Accidentally         33     72     24     35     38     28     38     39
DK/NA                 7      2      6     10      4      9      4      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Deliberately         46%    63%    67%    70%    50%    62%    56%    77%    60%
Accidentally         48     32     27     22     46     32     38     15     35
DK/NA                 7      5      6      8      5      6      5      8      6
 
 

58b. Do you think that President Trump's decisions and behavior as president have encouraged the white supremacist groups, discouraged the white supremacist groups, or do you think his behavior and decisions haven't had an impact either way? COMBINED WITH: (If Trump encouraged q58) Do you think President Trump has deliberately encouraged these groups or do you think that President Trump has accidentally encouraged these groups?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Deliberately
 encouraged          36%     5%    64%    33%    33%    39%    37%    24%
Accidentally
 encouraged          19     13     22     21     22     17     24     18
Discouraged           3      6      1      3      3      3      2      3
No impact            35     74      6     33     37     33     32     49
DK/NA                 7      3      7      9      5      9      5      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Deliberately
 encouraged          33%    36%    39%    38%    25%    34%    30%    67%    40%
Accidentally
 encouraged          34     18     15     12     23     18     20     13     23
Discouraged           1      2      3      4      3      3      3      2      2
No impact            25     39     36     37     45     38     41      8     26
DK/NA                 6      6      7      8      4      7      6      9      8
 
 

59. Do you think that white supremacist groups pose a threat to the United States, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Threat           64%    44%    80%    62%    58%    69%    61%    59%
No                   34     53     17     36     40     29     37     38
DK/NA                 2      3      2      2      2      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Threat           71%    61%    64%    62%    53%    66%    60%    81%    70%
No                   27     39     34     34     45     31     38     18     28
DK/NA                 1      -      2      4      2      3      2      2      2
 
 

59a. (If yes/white supremacists pose threat q59) Do you think that white supremacist groups pose an immediate threat to the United States, or not?

                     WHITE SUPREMACIST GROUPS POSE THREAT Q59...................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Immediate        61%    42%    70%    60%    60%    62%    63%    55%
No                   37     58     28     39     38     37     35     44
DK/NA                 1      -      1      1      2      1      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Immediate        66%    69%    54%    55%    55%    62%    59%    69%    62%
No                   34     30     44     43     43     37     40     31     35
DK/NA                 1      -      3      2      2      1      2      -      3
 
 

59b. Do you think that white supremacist groups pose a threat to the United States, or not? COMBINED WITH: (If yes/white supremacists pose threat q59) Do you think that white supremacist groups pose an immediate threat to the United States, or not?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Immediate threat     39%    18%    57%    37%    35%    43%    38%    33%
Threat/Not immediate 24     25     23     25     22     25     22     26
Not a threat         34     53     17     36     40     29     37     38
DK/NA                 3      3      3      3      3      3      4      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Immediate threat     47%    42%    34%    34%    29%    41%    35%    55%    44%
Threat/Not immediate 24     19     28     27     23     25     24     25     24
Not a threat         27     39     34     34     45     31     38     18     28
DK/NA                 2      1      4      5      3      3      3      2      4
 
 

60. Do you approve or disapprove of President Trump's response to the events in Charlottesville?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              32%    69%     4%    30%    37%    28%    31%    46%
Disapprove           60     21     90     61     57     62     64     43
DK/NA                 8     10      5      9      6     11      5     11
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              24%    31%    36%    35%    45%    33%    39%     4%    21%
Disapprove           67     58     58     57     50     56     53     90     69
DK/NA                 9     11      6      8      5     11      8      5     11
 
 

61. As you may know, there were two major groups involved in the situation in Charlottesville: the white supremacist protesters, and the people who were there to protest against them, known as the counter protesters. Who do you believe is more to blame for the violence in Charlottesville: the white supremacist protesters or the counter protesters?

                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
White supremacists   63%    38%    88%    60%    59%    66%    65%    54%
Counter protesters   16     30      4     15     20     11     13     22
DK/NA                21     32      8     25     20     23     22     25
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
White supremacists   77%    60%    61%    60%    53%    63%    59%    84%    71%
Counter protesters   13     14     19     17     23     13     18      8     12
DK/NA                10     27     20     24     24     23     23      8     17