January 10, 2018 - Trump Is Intelligent, But Not Fit Or Level-Headed, U.S. Voters Tell Quinnipiac University National Poll; First Year Was 'Disaster,' 'Chaotic,' 'Successful' Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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President Donald Trump is intelligent, American voters say 53 - 44 percent, one of his lowest scores since Inauguration day, but voters say 69 - 28 percent that he is not level-headed and 57 - 40 percent that he is not fit to serve as president, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today.

Grading President Trump's first year in office, 39 percent of voters give him an "F," while 17 percent give him a "D." Trump gets an "A" from 16 percent of voters, a "B" from another 16 percent and a "C" from 11 percent of voters, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh- pe-ack) University Poll finds.

In an open-ended question, allowing any answer, 69 voters (not percent) describe Trump's first year in office as a "disaster," followed by 62 voters who say "chaotic," 44 voters who say "successful," 28 voters who say "horrible," 27 voters who say "great," 26 who say "good," 24 who say "terrible," 24 who say "embarrassing" and 23 who say "interesting."

Of the 43 words used at least five times, 25 words are negative, 10 are positive and 8 words are neutral, such as "interesting" or "different."

American voters give Trump a negative 36 - 59 percent job approval rating, compared to a negative 36 - 44 percent score in a January 26, 2017, post-inaugural poll. In his first year as president, Trump's rating ranges from a low negative 33 - 61 percent approval August 2 to a negative 42 - 51 percent score February 7.

"It's been a very tough Freshman year for President Donald Trump, by any measure," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

"Considered an intelligent person with a really bad report card, filled with far more 'F's' than 'A's' or 'B's', the president is a long way from the Dean's list in the eyes of voters."

President Trump's grades on most character traits are down significantly since his first post-inaugural poll January 26, 2017, as voters say:
  • 63 - 34 percent that he is not honest;
  • 59 - 39 percent that he does not have good leadership skills;
  • 59 - 38 percent, that he does not care about average Americans;
  • 59 - 39 percent that he is a strong person;
  • 65 - 32 percent that he does not share their values.
Bright Economic Outlook - With Credit to Obama

A total of 66 percent of American voters say the nation's economy is "excellent" or "good," up from 63 percent December 19 and the highest positive rating for the economy since the Quinnipiac University Poll first asked this question in 2001. Another 33 percent say the economy is "not so good" or "poor."

Trump's policies are helping the nation's economy, 37 percent of voters say, as 29 percent say his policies are hurting the economy and 30 percent say these policies are not making much difference.

But 49 percent of voters say former President Barack Obama is more responsible for the state of the economy, while 40 percent say Trump is more responsible.

"President Trump can hang his hat on the economy, but must share the hat rack with President Barack Obama, as two-thirds of the country see the economic picture as excellent or good," Malloy said.

A total of 73 percent of voters say their personal financial situation is "excellent" or "good," while 26 percent say "not so good" or "poor."

Only 24 percent of voters say Trump policies are helping their personal financial situation, while 26 percent say his policies are hurting them and 47 percent say his policies are not making a difference.

From January 5 - 9, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,106 voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 3.6 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.

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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              36%    83%     4%    33%    41%    31%    34%    50%
Disapprove           59     14     94     57     54     64     61     45
DK/NA                 5      3      2     10      5      5      5      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              26%    33%    40%    42%    46%    39%    42%    11%    26%
Disapprove           67     62     55     54     48     56     52     82     68
DK/NA                 7      5      5      4      6      5      5      7      6
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as President?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         36      59       5
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 
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     26%    66%     1%    21%    31%    21%    24%    38%
Approve smwht         9     17      3     11     10      9     10     12
Disapprove smwht      6      6      4      6      7      5      6      6
Disapprove strongly  53      8     88     51     47     58     55     39
DK/NA                 6      3      3     11      6      7      6      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve strongly     15%    21%    31%    34%    34%    28%    31%     3%    20%
Approve smwht        10     12     10      6     11     10     11      8      6
Disapprove smwht      9      6      4      4      7      4      6      5      6
Disapprove strongly  56     56     51     49     41     51     46     77     60
DK/NA                 9      5      5      6      6      6      6      7      8
 
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?
                     APPROVE......   DISAPPROVE.....
                     Strngly Smwht   Smwht   Strngly DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         26       9       6      53       6
Dec 19, 2017         25      11       6      52       6
Dec 12, 2017         26      10       7      49       8
Dec 05, 2017         25      10       6      52       7
Nov 21, 2017         24      13       7      48       7
Nov 14, 2017         26       9       7      51       7
Oct 11, 2017         27      11       6      50       6
Sep 27, 2017         26      10       8      49       7
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
 
 
6. What is the one word you would use to describe President Trump's first year in office? (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
 
disaster       69
chaotic        62
successful     44
horrible       28
great          27
good           26
embarrassing   24
terrible       24
interesting    23
awesome        21
excellent      20
disappointing  19
failure        19
outstanding    15
incompetent    14
amazing        12
horrific       11
awful          10
different      10
disgraceful    10
disgusting     10
fantastic      10
surprising     10
challenging     9
joke            9
abysmal         8
dysfunctional   8
frightening     8
dangerous       7
erratic         7
idiotic         7
okay            7
appalling       6
crazy           6
satisfactory    6
scary           6
aggressive      5
catastrophe     5
change          5
childish        5
fair            5
hopeful         5
mediocre        5
 
 
7. What letter grade would you give Donald Trump for the job he has done in his first year as president: A, B, C, D, or F?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
A                    16%    40%     2%    13%    17%    16%    15%    25%
B                    16     38      2     16     21     12     17     21
C                    11     13      6     14     11     11     10     11
D                    17      5     20     22     18     16     16     17
F                    39      4     71     33     32     45     42     25
DK/NA                 1      -      -      2      1      1      -      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
A                     9%     9%    21%    26%    19%    21%    20%     1%    11%
B                    13     19     18     15     25     15     19      6     11
C                    14     15      7      9     11     10     10     15     14
D                    30     14     13     10     17     15     16     18     17
F                    34     42     40     40     27     38     33     58     47
DK/NA                 -      1      1      -      1      -      1      1      -
 
 
8. Would you say that President Trump has done better than you expected in his first year in office, worse than you expected, or would you say that President Trump has done about as you expected in his first year in office?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Better               20%    48%     3%    19%    23%    18%    16%    30%
Worse                29      9     45     28     25     33     32     21
As expected          50     43     50     53     52     48     52     48
DK/NA                 1      -      1      -      1      1      -      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Better               19%    16%    22%    23%    26%    21%    23%     3%    18%
Worse                20     35     28     31     22     30     26     37     36
As expected          61     49     49     44     52     48     50     57     46
DK/NA                 -      -      1      1      -      1      -      3      -
 
 
9. Are you generally optimistic or pessimistic about the next few years with Donald Trump as president?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Optimistic           45%    87%    14%    45%    48%    43%    38%    58%
Pessimistic          51     10     83     52     47     56     60     38
DK/NA                 3      2      3      4      5      1      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Optimistic           42%    41%    46%    49%    51%    47%    49%    34%    43%
Pessimistic          51     57     51     49     44     52     49     62     51
DK/NA                 7      2      3      2      5      1      3      4      6
 
TREND: Are you generally optimistic or pessimistic about the next few years with Donald Trump as president? (Note: Prior to May 24, 2017, included "four years")
                     Opt     Pes     DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         45      51       3
Aug 17, 2017         47      50       4
Aug 02, 2017         43      53       4 
May 24, 2017         45      52       3
Mar 07, 2017         52      46       3
Jan 26, 2017         53      43       4
Jan 10, 2017         52      43       5
Nov 22, 2016         59      37       4 
 
 
10. Would you say that Donald Trump - is honest, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  34%    77%     6%    33%    38%    31%    31%    48%
No                   63     18     93     64     60     65     66     48
DK/NA                 3      6      1      3      2      4      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  27%    28%    37%    43%    42%    37%    39%    16%    25%
No                   72     69     59     52     55     58     57     83     73
DK/NA                 1      3      3      5      3      5      4      2      2
 
TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is honest, or not?
                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         34      63       3
Dec 19, 2017         34      62       4
Nov 14, 2017         37      58       6
Oct 11, 2017         40      56       5
Sep 27, 2017         37      59       4
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
 
 
11. Would you say that Donald Trump - has good leadership skills, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  39%    80%    11%    36%    43%    35%    36%    53%
No                   59     17     89     61     55     63     62     44
DK/NA                 2      3      -      3      2      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  34%    35%    43%    43%    48%    42%    45%    15%    32%
No                   64     64     56     54     50     55     53     85     65
DK/NA                 2      1      2      2      3      2      2      -      2
 
TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump has good leadership skills, or not?
                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         39      59       2
Dec 19, 2017         35      62       3
Nov 14, 2017         38      59       3
Oct 11, 2017         38      59       2
Sep 27, 2017         38      60       3
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
 
 
12. Would you say that Donald Trump - cares about average Americans, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  38%    86%     6%    36%    43%    34%    38%    52%
No                   59     12     93     61     55     64     60     45
DK/NA                 2      2      1      3      2      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  27%    36%    43%    47%    49%    42%    45%    12%    33%
No                   69     63     55     51     50     55     52     88     65
DK/NA                 4      1      2      2      2      3      2      -      2
 
TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump cares about average Americans, or not?
                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         38      59       2
Dec 19, 2017         37      62       2 
Nov 14, 2017         39      59       2
Oct 11, 2017         44      54       2
Sep 27, 2017         42      56       2
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
 
 
13. Would you say that Donald Trump - is level headed, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  28%    65%     6%    26%    32%    25%    26%    41%
No                   69     32     93     71     66     72     72     56
DK/NA                 2      3      1      3      2      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  18%    22%    32%    40%    35%    33%    34%     9%    21%
No                   81     77     63     58     63     64     64     86     78
DK/NA                 1      2      5      2      2      3      2      6      1
 
TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is level headed, or not?
                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         28      69       2
Dec 19, 2017         28      70       2
Nov 14, 2017         30      65       4
Oct 11, 2017         29      67       4
Sep 27, 2017         30      67       3
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
 
 
14. 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%    91%    32%    61%    65%    54%    60%    69%
No                   39      9     65     35     33     43     38     28
DK/NA                 2      -      3      4      2      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  53%    60%    61%    61%    67%    62%    64%    35%    52%
No                   45     38     35     36     31     35     33     62     47
DK/NA                 1      2      3      3      2      3      3      2      1
 
TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is a strong person, or not?
                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         59      39       2
Dec 19, 2017         57      40       3 
Nov 14, 2017         58      39       3
Oct 11, 2017         61      35       3
Sep 27, 2017         61      37       2
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
 
 
15. Would you say that Donald Trump - is intelligent, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  53%    91%    27%    52%    56%    50%    50%    67%
No                   44      6     71     44     39     48     48     29
DK/NA                 3      2      2      4      5      2      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  47%    52%    55%    57%    61%    57%    59%    34%    42%
No                   48     46     42     40     34     41     38     61     57
DK/NA                 5      2      3      3      4      2      3      5      1
 
TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is intelligent, or not?
                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         53      44       3
Dec 19, 2017         52      45       3 
Nov 14, 2017         55      41       4
Oct 11, 2017         56      40       4
Sep 27, 2017         55      42       4 
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
 
 
16. 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%    29%    36%    29%    30%    46%
No                   65     22     94     68     62     69     68     51
DK/NA                 2      2      1      2      2      2      3      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  25%    26%    36%    42%    42%    36%    38%     9%    28%
No                   75     72     61     56     55     62     59     90     71
DK/NA                 -      2      3      2      3      3      3      1      1
 
TREND: Would you say that Donald Trump is someone who shares your values, or not?
                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         32      65       2 
Dec 19, 2017         32      65       3 
Nov 14, 2017         34      62       3
Oct 11, 2017         37      60       3
Sep 27, 2017         36      61       3
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 
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17. Do you think that President Trump has done more in his first year than most of the previous presidents, done less in his first year than most previous presidents, or do you think he has done about as much as most previous presidents?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More                 28%    57%     8%    26%    32%    24%    25%    39%
Less                 44     10     72     42     42     46     45     31
About as much        24     33     15     27     24     24     26     26
DK/NA                 4      1      5      5      2      6      4      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
More                 20%    25%    31%    35%    37%    28%    32%    10%    19%
Less                 46     43     44     42     35     40     38     70     53
About as much        28     26     23     21     25     27     26     16     27
DK/NA                 6      5      3      2      2      5      4      4      1
 
 
18. Do you think Donald Trump is fit to serve as president, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  40%    89%     7%    39%    46%    35%    39%    56%
No                   57     10     91     58     51     62     58     41
DK/NA                 2      1      2      3      3      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  29%    38%    46%    48%    54%    43%    48%    14%    30%
No                   69     60     51     49     44     54     49     84     69
DK/NA                 1      2      3      3      3      3      3      1      1
 
TREND: Do you think Donald Trump is fit to serve as president, or not?
                     Yes     No      DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         40      57       2
Dec 05, 2017         40      56       4
Nov 21, 2017         43      54       3
Nov 14, 2017         40      57       2
Oct 11, 2017         43      55       2
Sep 27, 2017         42      56       2
 
 
19. 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            18%    36%     5%    16%    25%    11%    21%    19%
Good                 48     51     46     50     50     45     58     48
Not so good          22     11     31     22     14     30     15     22
Poor                 11      1     16     10      9     11      5      7
DK/NA                 2      1      1      2      1      2      1      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Excellent            10%    19%    17%    25%    28%    14%    20%    10%    13%
Good                 43     49     50     48     56     50     53     35     33
Not so good          34     23     20     14     12     25     19     32     35
Poor                 11     10     11     11      4      8      6     24     18
DK/NA                 1      -      2      3      1      2      2      -      1
                                                 ECONOMIC CLASS.......
                     ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME...                Upper
                     <30K   30-50  50-100 >100K  Wrkng  Middle Middle+
 
Excellent            11%    18%    18%    24%    14%    17%    28%
Good                 40     40     52     58     39     52     60
Not so good          26     34     20     13     28     23      8
Poor                 22      8      8      4     17      6      3
DK/NA                 3      -      2      -      2      1      1
 
TREND: Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
                                     Not so
                     Exclnt  Good    Good    Poor    DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         18      48      22      11       2 
Dec 19, 2017         11      52      24      10       3
Nov 22, 2017          9      49      29      12       1
Nov 15, 2017          8      54      27      10       2
Oct 11, 2017          9      52      28       9       2
Aug 17, 2017          7      55      26      10       2
Jun 28, 2017          4      50      33      12       1
May 10, 2017          3      53      29      14       2
Apr 20, 2017          4      49      31      14       2
Apr 04, 2017          4      48      32      13       2
Mar 22, 2017          3      56      28      11       1
Mar 07, 2017          4      51      33      10       2
Feb 22, 2017          5      55      26      12       2
Jan 10, 2017          4      42      34      19       2
Nov 28, 2016          2      37      37      23       1
 
 
20. 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                49%    24%    67%    51%    48%    50%    50%    44%
Trump                40     70     23     35     41     40     38     46
DK/NA                11      6     10     14     12     10     12      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Obama                56%    51%    46%    45%    44%    50%    47%    55%    53%
Trump                23     42     45     47     44     41     43     29     37
DK/NA                20      8      9      7     12      9     11     15     10
 
                                                 ECONOMIC CLASS.......
                     ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME...                Upper
                     <30K   30-50  50-100 >100K  Wrkng  Middle Middle+
 
Obama                47%    46%    50%    53%    47%    50%    54%
Trump                39     41     42     38     42     38     38
DK/NA                14     12      8      9     11     11      9
 
                     ECONOMY IS Q19
                     Exlnt/ NtGood/
                     Good   Poor
 
Obama                50%    48%
Trump                43     35
DK/NA                 7     18
 
TREND: Who do you believe is more responsible for the current state of the economy: former President Obama or President Trump?
                     Obama   Trump   DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         49      40      11
Dec 19, 2017         45      43      12
Nov 22, 2017         43      41      16 
Nov 15, 2017         50      37      13 
Aug 17, 2017         50      38      12
Jun 28, 2017         51      34      15
May 10, 2017         58      29      13
Apr 20, 2017         59      27      14
Apr 04, 2017         66      18      16
Mar 22, 2017         63      22      15
Mar 07, 2017         67      19      14 
 
 
21. 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%    21%    14%    14%    19%    13%    20%    13%
Good                 57     65     51     60     60     55     66     57
Not so good          18      9     27     15     13     22     11     20
Poor                  8      3      8     11      7      9      3     10
DK/NA                 1      1      -      1      1      -      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Excellent            13%    18%    14%    20%    19%    14%    16%    14%    14%
Good                 50     64     56     59     62     60     61     44     55
Not so good          24     14     20     14     13     18     16     27     20
Poor                 13      4     10      6      5      7      6     16      9
DK/NA                 -      1      1      1      1      -      1      -      2
 
                                                 ECONOMIC CLASS.......
                     ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME...                Upper
                     <30K   30-50  50-100 >100K  Wrkng  Middle Middle+
 
Excellent             6%     6%    15%    33%     7%    15%    39%
Good                 35     60     69     61     46     68     59
Not so good          33     27     13      3     30     14      2
Poor                 26      6      3      2     17      2      -
DK/NA                 -      -      -      1      1      -      -
 
TREND: Would you describe your financial situation these days as excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
                                     Not so
                     Exclnt  Good    Good    Poor    DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         16      57      18       8       1 
Dec 19, 2017         16      60      15       8       1
Nov 22, 2017         14      60      17       8       1
Nov 15, 2017         13      60      17       8       1 
Oct 11, 2017         12      61      20       6       1 
Aug 17, 2017         13      61      17       7       2
Jun 28, 2017         15      62      14       8       2 
May 10, 2017         13      60      19       7       1 
Apr 20, 2017         13      63      17       7       1
 
 
22. Do you think President Trump's policies are helping the nation's economy, hurting the nation's economy, or aren't making much of a difference?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Helping              37%    81%     7%    35%    45%    29%    40%    49%
Hurting              29      2     52     25     24     34     28     19
No difference        30     12     38     35     29     31     29     29
DK/NA                 4      4      3      5      2      6      4      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Helping              26%    36%    40%    43%    53%    37%    45%     9%    26%
Hurting              35     31     29     24     18     28     23     44     43
No difference        39     28     27     28     27     31     29     42     26
DK/NA                 1      4      4      5      3      4      4      5      5
 
                                                 ECONOMIC CLASS.......
                     ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME...                Upper
                     <30K   30-50  50-100 >100K  Wrkng  Middle Middle+
 
Helping              32%    32%    36%    45%    35%    36%    42%
Hurting              28     35     33     26     35     28     26
No difference        38     29     29     26     27     32     28
DK/NA                 2      5      3      3      3      4      4
 
TREND: Do you think President Trump's policies are helping the nation's economy, hurting the nation's economy, or aren't making much of a difference?
                     Help    Hurt    NoDiff  DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         37      29      30       4
Nov 22, 2017         36      31      30       4
 
 
23. Do you think President Trump's policies are helping your personal financial situation, hurting your personal financial situation, or aren't making much of a difference?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Helping              24%    54%     8%    21%    31%    18%    32%    27%
Hurting              26      3     42     25     22     29     24     18
No difference        47     38     49     51     44     49     42     53
DK/NA                 3      5      1      3      2      4      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Helping              13%    24%    26%    30%    37%    22%    29%     6%    18%
Hurting              37     27     23     20     16     25     21     42     33
No difference        49     45     48     48     44     51     48     48     44
DK/NA                 1      4      3      2      3      2      2      3      5
 
                                                 ECONOMIC CLASS.......
                     ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME...                Upper
                     <30K   30-50  50-100 >100K  Wrkng  Middle Middle+
 
Helping              12%    21%    25%    36%    18%    26%    34%
Hurting              28     29     30     19     30     25     20
No difference        59     46     43     41     49     47     42
DK/NA                 -      4      2      3      3      2      4
 
TREND: Do you think President Trump's policies are helping your personal financial situation, hurting your personal financial situation, or aren't making much of a difference?
                     Help    Hurt    NoDiff  DK/NA
 
Jan 10, 2018         24      26      47       3
Nov 22, 2017         21      23      54       2
 
 
24. Do you think that President Trump has repaired the United States' reputation around the world or damaged the United States' reputation around the world?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Repaired             26%    64%     3%    22%    30%    22%    25%    37%
Damaged              66     25     95     68     63     70     67     52
NEITHER(VOL)          4      6      1      5      5      3      4      5
DK/NA                 4      5      1      5      3      5      4      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Repaired             16%    20%    30%    37%    34%    29%    31%     6%    18%
Damaged              79     72     61     56     56     62     59     91     75
NEITHER(VOL)          4      4      4      2      6      4      5      1      3
DK/NA                 2      4      6      4      4      6      5      2      4
 
 
25. If the Democratic party wins control of the House of Representatives in 2018, would you like to see them begin the process to impeach President Trump, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Impeach          45%     7%    76%    42%    37%    51%    42%    33%
No                   51     91     20     51     59     43     52     63
DK/NA                 5      2      4      7      4      6      6      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Impeach          55%    49%    39%    39%    30%    44%    37%    65%    55%
No                   40     49     56     57     66     51     58     28     43
DK/NA                 6      2      4      4      4      6      5      7      2