December 19, 2017 - U.S. Voter Economic Outlook Hits All-Time High, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; But Voters Disapprove Of Trump's Handling Of Economy Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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A total of 63 percent of American voters say in a poll released today the nation's economy is "excellent" or "good," while 34 percent say it is "not so good" or "poor," the highest positive rating for the economy since the Quinnipiac University Poll began asking the question in 2001.

A total of 76 percent of voters describe their own financial situation as "excellent" or "good," as 23 percent say "not so good" or "poor," the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe- ack) University Poll finds.

President Barack Obama is mostly responsible for the state of the economy, 45 percent of voters, including 29 percent of Republicans, say, while 43 percent say President Donald Trump is responsible.

In fact, voters disapprove 51 - 44 percent of the way President Trump is handling the economy.

American voters disapprove 59 - 37 percent with the way Trump is doing his job overall and give him low grades on most character traits:
  • 62 - 34 percent that he is not honest;
  • 62 - 35 percent that he does not have good leadership skills;
  • 62 - 37 percent, that he does not care about average Americans;
  • 70 - 28 percent that he is not level headed;
  • 57 - 40 percent that he is a strong person;
  • 52 - 45 percent that he is intelligent;
  • 65 - 32 percent that he does not share their values.
"Confidence in the economy is eclipsed by profound doubts about the president's level headedness, honesty, empathy for fellow Americans and handling of foreign policy," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

"A big bag of coal under the Mar-a-Lago tree from a voting public that has little confidence in the president."

American voters give Trump negative ratings for his handling of several key issues:
  • 33 - 62 percent for handling foreign policy;
  • 45 - 48 percent for handling terrorism;
  • 37 - 60 percent for handling immigration;
  • 29 - 64 percent for handling health care;
  • 35 - 58 percent for handling taxes. Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault
Fifty percent of American voters, including 59 percent of women and 41 percent of men, say President Donald Trump should resign because of sexual allegations against him.

Calling for President Trump's resignation are Democrats 85 - 12 percent and independent voters 52 - 44 percent, Republicans say 92 - 7 percent that he should not resign.

American voters say 66 - 30 percent, including 73 - 25 percent among women and 59 - 36 percent among men, that Trump does not respect women as much as he respects men.

Voters are divided 44 - 44 percent on whether they approve of how the Democratic Party is handling the issue of sexual harassment and sexual assault in politics. This is an improvement on the negative 30 - 52 percent approval rating December 6.

Voters disapprove 65 - 23 percent of how the Republican Party is handling sexual harassment/assault in politics. Republicans approve by a lackluster 46 - 37 percent.

"'That's it. You should quit,' half of American voters tell Trump," Malloy said.

American voters give both parties negative overall favorability ratings, 37 - 44 percent for the Democratic Party and 25 - 60 percent for the Republican Party.

Voters say 52 - 37 percent they want the Democrats to control of the House of Representatives, and say 53 - 37 percent they want Democrats to control the Senate.

Health care should be the most important priority for President Trump and Congress in 2018, 29 percent of American voters say, followed by 18 percent who list the economy, 11 percent who cite foreign policy and 11 percent who say immigration.

From December 13 - 18, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,230 voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 3.3 percentage points, including the design effect. Live interviewers call landlines and cell phones.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts nationwide public opinion surveys, and statewide polls in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa and Colorado as a public service and for research.

Visit poll.qu.edu or www.facebook.com/quinnipiacpoll



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              37%    86%     5%    30%    46%    29%    35%    53%
Disapprove           59     11     92     64     50     66     62     43
DK/NA                 5      4      3      6      4      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              25%    37%    43%    40%    55%    34%    44%     4%    26%
Disapprove           68     57     54     56     42     62     52     92     61
DK/NA                 7      6      3      3      3      4      4      4     13
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as President?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Dec 19, 2017         37      59       5
Dec 12, 2017         37      57       7
Dec 05, 2017         35      58       7
Nov 21, 2017         38      55       7
Nov 14, 2017         35      58       7
Oct 11, 2017         38      56       5
Sep 27, 2017         36      57       6
Aug 23, 2017         35      59       6
Aug 17, 2017         39      57       4
Aug 02, 2017         33      61       5 Low App
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 High App
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     25%    62%     2%    20%    31%    20%    24%    36%
Approve smwht        11     22      4     11     14      9     11     16
Disapprove smwht      6      4      4      8      6      6      5      6
Disapprove strongly  52      7     87     56     43     60     56     37
DK/NA                 6      5      4      6      6      5      4      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve strongly     13%    23%    30%    31%    37%    24%    30%     1%    16%
Approve smwht        11     14     13      9     17     10     14      3      7
Disapprove smwht      9      6      6      5      5      6      6      8      5
Disapprove strongly  58     51     48     51     36     55     46     85     56
DK/NA                10      6      3      4      5      5      5      4     15
 
 
2. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              13%    23%     8%    11%    16%    11%    10%    17%
Disapprove           79     65     89     81     77     80     86     73
DK/NA                 8     12      3      8      7      9      4     11
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              16%    15%    15%     9%    17%    11%    13%     7%    18%
Disapprove           72     77     80     84     76     82     79     87     70
DK/NA                12      8      5      8      7      7      7      6     12
 
 
3. Is your opinion of the Democratic Party favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about it?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            37%     4%    74%    35%    32%    42%    42%    28%
Unfavorable          44     87     13     41     53     37     45     53
Hvn't hrd enough     13      5     10     16     11     14      8     11
REFUSED               6      3      3      7      4      7      5      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            40%    36%    37%    37%    27%    43%    35%    51%    42%
Unfavorable          29     48     50     50     58     40     49     20     34
Hvn't hrd enough     22     11      8      9     10      9     10     25     19
REFUSED               9      5      5      4      5      7      6      4      5
 
 
4. Is your opinion of the Republican Party favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about it?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            25%    66%     2%    20%    31%    21%    25%    37%
Unfavorable          60     23     87     63     56     63     66     49
Hvn't hrd enough     11      6      8     13     10     11      6      8
REFUSED               4      5      2      4      4      5      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            20%    25%    29%    29%    38%    24%    31%     2%    20%
Unfavorable          58     60     61     59     52     63     58     71     60
Hvn't hrd enough     16     10      8      7      6      8      7     22     19
REFUSED               5      5      3      5      3      5      4      5      1
 
 
5. If the election were today, would you want to see the Republican Party or the Democratic Party win control of the United States House of Representatives?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Republican Party     37%    92%     2%    30%    46%    29%    36%    53%
Democratic Party     52      3     91     55     42     60     55     37
DK/NA                12      5      7     15     12     11      9     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Republican Party     26%    36%    42%    41%    56%    34%    44%     2%    25%
Democratic Party     60     50     46     50     36     55     46     86     55
DK/NA                13     14     11      8      8     11     10     12     20
 
 
6. If the election were today, would you want to see the Republican Party or the Democratic Party win control of the United States Senate?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Republican Party     37%    92%     3%    31%    46%    29%    36%    53%
Democratic Party     53      5     95     56     44     62     57     39
DK/NA                10      3      2     13     10      9      7      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Republican Party     26%    36%    43%    43%    55%    35%    44%     6%    27%
Democratic Party     61     53     49     51     39     56     48     84     58
DK/NA                13     11      8      6      7      9      8     10     15
 
 
10. Which of the following do you think should be the most important priority for President Trump and Congress in 2018: the economy, the federal budget, foreign policy, health care, taxes, gun policy, immigration issues, or something else?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Economy              18%    23%    15%    18%    20%    16%    14%    20%
Federal budget        8      6      5     11      9      7      9      8
Foreign policy       11     10     11     13     11     12     14     10
Health care          29     20     36     30     23     34     30     27
Taxes                 7     11      7      6      8      7      7      9
Gun policy            6      2     12      4      6      6      6      6
Immigration          11     21      4      9     12     10      8     10
Something else        7      4      8      7      9      5      8      6
DK/NA                 3      4      3      2      3      3      3      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Economy              27%    17%    15%    18%    22%    13%    17%    21%    25%
Federal budget        8      6      5     10     10      6      8      6      6
Foreign policy       10     15     11      9     10     14     12      8     10
Health care          26     30     34     26     21     35     28     39     22
Taxes                 8      7      9      7      8      8      8      7      5
Gun policy            4      6      8      5      6      6      6     10      5
Immigration           8      9     11     13     11      8      9      4     17
Something else        7      8      5      7      9      6      7      3      9
DK/NA                 2      2      2      5      3      4      3      3      2
 
 
12. Would you say that Donald Trump - is honest, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  34%    75%     5%    28%    41%    27%    31%    46%
No                   62     18     93     68     55     68     66     49
DK/NA                 4      7      2      4      3      5      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  25%    33%    37%    38%    48%    30%    38%    10%    24%
No                   71     62     58     58     49     65     57     89     68
DK/NA                 4      4      5      4      3      5      4      2      8
 
 
13. Would you say that Donald Trump - has good leadership skills, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  35%    80%     5%    29%    44%    28%    34%    49%
No                   62     18     94     68     54     70     64     48
DK/NA                 3      2      1      3      3      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  24%    35%    41%    40%    51%    33%    42%     5%    28%
No                   72     62     58     59     46     65     56     91     69
DK/NA                 5      3      1      1      2      2      2      4      4
 
 
14. Would you say that Donald Trump - cares about average Americans, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  37%    82%     4%    32%    46%    29%    37%    50%
No                   62     16     94     66     54     69     62     49
DK/NA                 2      2      1      2      1      2      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  29%    35%    42%    38%    55%    34%    44%     3%    26%
No                   70     62     56     60     44     65     55     95     71
DK/NA                 1      3      2      2      1      1      1      2      3
 
 
15. Would you say that Donald Trump - is level headed, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  28%    63%     5%    24%    36%    21%    25%    39%
No                   70     34     94     74     62     76     73     58
DK/NA                 2      3      1      2      2      2      1      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  20%    24%    33%    33%    41%    25%    32%     7%    21%
No                   78     75     65     63     58     73     66     91     73
DK/NA                 2      2      2      4      2      2      2      2      6
 
 
16. Would you say that Donald Trump - is a strong person, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  57%    93%    29%    57%    66%    49%    57%    66%
No                   40      6     68     40     32     47     40     32
DK/NA                 3      1      3      3      2      3      3      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  52%    57%    62%    57%    72%    52%    62%    27%    59%
No                   43     42     36     40     26     44     36     71     35
DK/NA                 5      1      2      3      1      3      2      2      6
 
 
17. Would you say that Donald Trump - is intelligent, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  52%    91%    23%    48%    60%    45%    50%    62%
No                   45      8     71     48     39     50     47     35
DK/NA                 3      1      6      3      2      5      3      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  48%    50%    54%    55%    67%    46%    56%    25%    46%
No                   48     48     43     42     31     50     41     72     43
DK/NA                 5      2      3      3      2      3      3      3     11
 
 
18. 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                  32%    76%     5%    24%    39%    25%    30%    47%
No                   65     21     94     71     59     71     68     49
DK/NA                 3      3      -      4      3      3      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  21%    29%    38%    36%    47%    31%    39%     2%    18%
No                   77     67     57     63     50     66     59     96     80
DK/NA                 2      3      4      1      2      3      3      2      2
 
 
19. Do you think that President Trump will be president for the entire four years of his term, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Entire term      53%    88%    23%    54%    64%    45%    55%    62%
No                   41     10     70     40     30     50     40     34
DK/NA                 6      2      6      6      7      5      5      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Entire term      52%    56%    55%    50%    71%    47%    59%    25%    48%
No                   39     40     41     43     24     48     37     66     43
DK/NA                 9      4      4      7      5      5      5      9     10
 
 
20. Do you think that President Trump has diminished the stature of the office of the President of the United States, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Dimin. stature   60%    21%    88%    65%    55%    65%    64%    50%
No                   37     76     10     34     43     32     35     48
DK/NA                 2      3      2      1      2      3      1      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Dimin. stature   64%    60%    59%    60%    50%    63%    57%    77%    65%
No                   33     38     41     37     49     35     42     18     29
DK/NA                 4      3      -      3      1      1      1      5      5
 
 
21. Do you think that President Trump has strengthened the United States' position as the leader of the free world, weakened the United States' position, or do you think that President Trump has had no impact on the United States' position as the leader of the free world?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strengthened         31%    76%     3%    26%    40%    24%    31%    43%
Weakened             55      9     87     60     45     64     58     43
No impact            12     13      9     13     13     11     10     12
DK/NA                 2      3      1      2      2      2      -      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strengthened         24%    31%    35%    34%    48%    27%    37%     3%    25%
Weakened             60     53     53     53     38     62     51     81     53
No impact            14     15     11     10     12     10     11     13     18
DK/NA                 2      2      1      3      2      1      1      3      5
 
 
22. Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Excellent            11%    25%     3%     8%    14%     8%    12%    13%
Good                 52     61     46     52     56     48     61     57
Not so good          24      9     33     26     19     29     19     22
Poor                 10      5     13     11      9     12      7      6
DK/NA                 3      -      5      2      2      3      1      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Excellent             8%     9%    14%    13%    17%     8%    12%     2%     6%
Good                 43     57     55     52     62     56     59     23     42
Not so good          30     21     23     23     15     25     20     39     32
Poor                 17      8      8      9      5      7      6     29     18
DK/NA                 3      4      -      4      1      3      2      7      2
 
 
23. Who do you believe is more responsible for the current state of the economy: former President Obama or President Trump?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Obama                45%    29%    56%    48%    45%    44%    47%    41%
Trump                43     64     33     37     43     43     42     49
DK/NA                12      7     11     15     12     12     11     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Obama                51%    49%    40%    40%    42%    46%    44%    48%    44%
Trump                30     39     51     49     49     43     45     30     43
DK/NA                19     12      9     10      9     12     10     22     13
 
                     ECONOMY IS Q22
                     Exlnt/ NtGood/
                     Good   Poor
 
Obama                49%    36%
Trump                43     44
DK/NA                 7     19
 
 
24. Would you describe your financial situation these days as excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Excellent            16%    23%    14%    13%    15%    16%    20%    13%
Good                 60     61     57     63     63     57     63     64
Not so good          15      9     18     15     12     17     11     12
Poor                  8      5     10      7      7      9      5      9
DK/NA                 1      1      1      2      2      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Excellent            10%    17%    18%    16%    18%    16%    17%     8%    16%
Good                 62     62     60     58     67     61     64     48     54
Not so good          14     15     14     16      8     15     12     22     23
Poor                 13      4      8      7      6      8      7     20      6
DK/NA                 1      1      -      2      1      1      1      2      1
 
 
26. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling - the economy?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              44%    91%    10%    40%    54%    35%    42%    58%
Disapprove           51      7     83     54     43     58     53     36
DK/NA                 6      2      7      6      4      8      5      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              36%    45%    50%    44%    61%    40%    50%     9%    39%
Disapprove           55     51     47     49     35     53     45     83     55
DK/NA                 9      5      2      7      3      7      5      8      6
 
 
27. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling - foreign policy?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              33%    76%     5%    28%    41%    26%    33%    46%
Disapprove           62     17     92     67     55     67     64     49
DK/NA                 5      6      3      5      4      6      4      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              21%    34%    39%    37%    48%    31%    39%     2%    25%
Disapprove           73     61     57     58     48     63     56     89     68
DK/NA                 6      6      4      5      3      5      4      9      8
 
 
28. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling - terrorism?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              45%    89%    13%    43%    56%    35%    44%    60%
Disapprove           48      9     78     51     38     57     50     35
DK/NA                 7      2      9      6      5      8      6      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              38%    45%    50%    46%    66%    39%    52%    10%    41%
Disapprove           51     48     46     47     29     54     43     80     49
DK/NA                11      7      4      7      5      7      6     10     10
 
 
29. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling - immigration issues?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              37%    81%    10%    30%    44%    30%    35%    50%
Disapprove           60     16     88     66     54     66     62     47
DK/NA                 3      3      2      4      2      4      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              28%    34%    43%    39%    52%    34%    43%    11%    22%
Disapprove           68     63     54     57     46     62     54     86     72
DK/NA                 4      3      3      3      2      4      3      3      6
 
 
30. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling - health care?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              29%    69%     2%    24%    36%    23%    29%    41%
Disapprove           64     21     95     71     58     70     68     49
DK/NA                 7     10      3      6      7      7      4     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              16%    29%    38%    30%    43%    27%    35%     3%    19%
Disapprove           76     66     59     59     50     66     59     89     76
DK/NA                 8      5      3     10      7      7      7      8      4
 
 
31. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling - taxes?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              35%    81%     5%    29%    43%    29%    33%    49%
Disapprove           58     12     90     62     51     64     61     44
DK/NA                 7      7      5      8      7      8      5      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              25%    37%    42%    36%    51%    32%    41%     7%    32%
Disapprove           65     58     52     55     43     61     53     86     59
DK/NA                10      5      5      8      5      7      6      7      9
 
 
32. Do you think Donald Trump's policies are making the country more safe from terrorism, less safe from terrorism, or aren't they making a difference?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More safe            31%    74%     4%    26%    39%    24%    30%    44%
Less safe            36      4     60     37     27     44     40     27
No difference        30     18     34     35     31     29     28     25
DK/NA                 3      4      2      2      3      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
More safe            20%    27%    39%    35%    47%    28%    37%     3%    20%
Less safe            31     39     37     37     24     42     34     57     39
No difference        45     32     22     23     27     27     27     39     35
DK/NA                 4      3      2      4      2      3      3      2      6
 
 
33. As you may know, Congress must pass a new spending bill in order to prevent a government shutdown, which then must be signed by President Trump. If a government shutdown does occur, who would you blame more: Republicans in Congress, Democrats in Congress, or President Trump?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Republicans          41%    10%    64%    44%    41%    41%    46%    28%
Democrats            31     75      4     25     37     26     31     44
President Trump      16      8     25     16     12     20     14     15
DK/NA                11      7      7     14     11     12      9     12
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Republicans          54%    43%    37%    33%    35%    39%    37%    57%    51%
Democrats            17     29     39     38     44     32     38      2     18
President Trump      16     16     16     16     11     18     14     28     18
DK/NA                13     12      8     14     10     11     11     14     13
 
 
34. Do you believe that President Trump respects women just as much as he respects men, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Respects as much 30%    72%     2%    26%    36%    25%    28%    44%
No                   66     23     97     71     59     73     69     53
DK/NA                 3      5      1      3      5      2      3      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Respects as much 24%    26%    34%    37%    44%    29%    36%     3%    20%
No                   74     71     62     60     52     69     61     96     74
DK/NA                 3      3      4      3      4      2      3      1      6
 
 
35. Do you approve or disapprove of how the Republican Party is handling the issue of sexual harassment and sexual assault in politics?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              23%    46%     7%    21%    28%    18%    22%    30%
Disapprove           65     37     87     68     61     69     66     58
DK/NA                12     18      6     11     11     13     12     12
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              21%    21%    24%    25%    32%    20%    26%     4%    24%
Disapprove           66     65     66     63     57     67     62     89     62
DK/NA                13     14     10     12     11     13     12      7     14
 
 
36. Do you approve or disapprove of how the Democratic Party is handling the issue of sexual harassment and sexual assault in politics?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              44%    26%    62%    43%    44%    44%    48%    40%
Disapprove           44     60     29     45     45     43     40     49
DK/NA                12     14      9     12     11     13     12     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              35%    48%    50%    41%    45%    44%    44%    54%    39%
Disapprove           48     41     42     47     45     44     45     33     45
DK/NA                17     11      8     12     10     12     11     12     16
 
 
37. As you may know, President Trump has been accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by multiple women. Do you think President Trump should resign, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Resign           50%     7%    85%    52%    41%    59%    49%    39%
No                   46     92     12     44     56     38     49     59
DK/NA                 3      1      3      3      3      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Resign           59%    48%    46%    49%    32%    54%    44%    82%    60%
No                   35     49     51     49     65     44     54     15     34
DK/NA                 6      2      3      2      2      2      2      3      6
 
 
38. Is the issue of sexual harassment important to your vote in the 2018 elections, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Important        73%    52%    91%    73%    69%    76%    73%    66%
No                   24     45      8     24     27     22     24     30
DK/NA                 3      4      1      3      4      2      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Important        83%    81%    69%    63%    66%    73%    70%    90%    78%
No                   14     18     29     32     31     24     27      8     20
DK/NA                 3      2      2      5      3      3      3      2      2
 
 
39. Does the issue of sexual harassment make you more likely to vote for a - Republican candidate, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/More likely      10%    28%     3%     5%    12%     8%     9%    14%
No                   82     63     93     85     80     85     86     76
DK/NA                 8      9      4     10      9      7      5     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/More likely       5%     7%    14%    13%    13%    10%    12%     5%     4%
No                   87     86     81     75     78     83     81     89     85
DK/NA                 8      7      5     12      8      7      8      6     10
 
 
40. Does the issue of sexual harassment make you more likely to vote for a - Democratic candidate, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/More likely      28%     3%    57%    25%    23%    33%    31%    18%
No                   65     94     36     68     70     61     65     76
DK/NA                 7      3      7      7      7      6      4      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/More likely      30%    24%    27%    31%    18%    30%    24%    45%    37%
No                   63     69     69     60     76     65     70     47     51
DK/NA                 7      7      4      8      6      5      5      8     13
 
 
41. Does the issue of sexual harassment make you more likely to vote for a - woman candidate, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/More likely      25%     9%    42%    23%    21%    29%    28%    17%
No                   68     84     51     73     72     65     67     79
DK/NA                 6      6      7      4      7      6      5      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/More likely      26%    23%    22%    27%    18%    26%    22%    39%    28%
No                   68     69     73     67     76     70     73     55     60
DK/NA                 6      8      5      6      6      5      5      6     11