October 23, 2019 - Approval Of Impeachment Inquiry Reaches 55 Percent, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Voters Disapprove Of Trump's Decision On Syria 2-1 Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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Approval among American voters of the U.S. House impeachment inquiry, an inquiry to determine whether or not to bring impeachment charges against President Trump, has reached its highest level, as 55 percent approve of the inquiry, while 43 percent disapprove, according to a Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pea-ack) University national poll released today. Last week, 51 percent of voters approved of the inquiry, while 45 percent disapproved.

In today's poll, Democrats approve of the inquiry 93 - 7 percent and independent voters approve 58 - 37 percent, while Republicans disapprove of the inquiry 88 - 10 percent. In last week's poll, Democrats approved of the inquiry 90 - 8 percent, and independents were divided with a 50 - 45 percent approval, and Republicans disapproved 90 - 9 percent.

Nearly half of registered voters, 48 percent, say President Trump should be impeached and removed from office, while 46 percent say he should not. Last week, 46 percent supported impeachment while 48 percent were opposed.

In today's poll, support for impeachment is 86 - 9 percent among Democrats, and 49 - 41 percent among independents, while Republicans oppose impeachment 91 - 6 percent. In last week's poll, Democrats supported impeachment 85 - 10 percent, independents were divided with 48 percent opposed and 42 percent in support, and Republicans opposed impeachment 93 - 6 percent.

In his dealings with Ukraine, 59 percent of voters say President Trump was pursuing his own personal interest, while 33 percent say he was pursuing the national interest. Democrats say the president was pursuing his own personal interest 94 - 2 percent, and independents say the president put his own personal interest over the national interest 64 - 25 percent, but Republicans say 72 - 17 percent that President Trump put the nation's interest over his own personal interest.

"Republicans remain rock solid in opposing both the impeachment of President Trump and the House impeachment inquiry. But when it comes to the president's motives in Ukraine, Republicans aren't all on the same page. Roughly 7 in 10 Republicans say the president was pursuing the national interest in his dealings with Ukraine. The rest say he was pursuing his own personal interest or they don't know," said Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Mary Snow.

President Trump's job approval rating has dipped below 40 percent for the first time since the impeachment inquiry began as 38 percent say they approve of the job he is doing, and 58 percent disapprove. Last week, 41 percent approved of the president's job performance, while 54 percent disapproved. This is President Trump's lowest net approval rating since a July 2018 poll. Men are divided on the job President Trump is doing with 49 percent disapproving and 45 percent approving, while women overwhelmingly disapprove of the job he is doing 66 - 30 percent. This is one of President Trump's highest disapproval numbers from women.

Only 35 percent of voters approve of the way President Trump is handling foreign policy, while 61 percent disapprove. Voters also disapprove of the way he is handling national security 56 - 41 percent and the way he is handling the nation's policy toward the Middle East 58 - 36 percent. Voters disapprove 60 - 30 percent of President Trump's decision to remove U.S. military support from the Kurds in northern Syria. Democrats disapprove 86 - 7 percent, independents disapprove 63 - 27 percent, while Republicans approve 55 - 31 percent.

"President Trump's overall job approval rating inches lower against a backdrop of intensifying scrutiny, the House impeachment inquiry and criticism over his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. A majority of Americans disapprove of his decision to remove U.S. military support from the Kurds, which includes about 3 in 10 Republicans," adds Snow.

President Trump gets better marks when it comes to his handling of the economy as 48 percent approve and 48 percent disapprove. A majority of voters say the economy is in good shape, as 17 percent say the state of the nation's economy is excellent, 44 percent say it is good, 26 percent say it is not so good, and 10 percent say it is poor. However, voters are also concerned about the future of the economy as 17 percent say it is very likely that there will be an economic recession in the next year and 39 percent say it is somewhat likely.

Nancy Pelosi gets a mixed approval rating as 45 percent approve of the job she is doing as Speaker of the House, while 47 percent disapprove. Mitch McConnell's approval rating is deep underwater as 57 percent of voters disapprove of the job he is doing as Senate Majority Leader, while only 24 percent approve.

From October 17 - 21, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,587 self-identified registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 3.1 percentage points, including the design effect.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts gold standard surveys using random digit dialing with live interviewers calling landlines and cell phones. The Quinnipiac University Poll conducts nationwide surveys and polls in more than a dozen states on national and statewide elections, as well as public policy issues.

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13. 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              38%    83%     3%    29%    45%    30%    39%    48%
Disapprove           58     12     96     64     49     66     58     45
DK/NA                 5      5      1      7      6      3      2      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              30%    39%    43%    38%    53%    35%    44%    10%    27%
Disapprove           61     57     54     60     42     61     52     88     66
DK/NA                 9      4      3      2      5      4      4      2      7
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         38      58       5
Oct 14, 2019         41      54       5
Oct 08, 2019         40      54       6
Sep 30, 2019         41      53       6
Sep 25, 2019         40      55       5
Aug 28, 2019         38      56       6
Jul 29, 2019         40      54       6
Jun 11, 2019         42      53       5
May 21, 2019         38      57       5
May 02, 2019         41      55       5
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13a. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president? COMBINED WITH: (If approve/disapprove q13) Do you strongly or somewhat approve/disapprove?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve strongly     28%    65%     1%    21%    33%    23%    28%    38%
Approve smwht         9     18      1      9     12      6     11     10
Disapprove smwht      4      4      2      7      5      4      5      5
Disapprove strongly  53      8     95     57     43     62     53     40
DK/NA                 5      5      2      7      6      4      3      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve strongly     14%    29%    34%    31%    40%    27%    33%     6%    15%
Approve smwht        16      9      8      6     14      7     10      4     11
Disapprove smwht      6      6      2      5      5      5      5      2      6
Disapprove strongly  55     52     51     55     36     56     47     85     60
DK/NA                 9      4      5      3      5      5      5      3      7
 
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
 
Oct 23, 2019         28       9       4      53       5
Oct 14, 2019         31      10       5      48       5
Oct 08, 2019         29      11       6      47       7
Sep 30, 2019         35       6       4      48       7 
Sep 25, 2019         29      11       7      48       5
Aug 28, 2019         27      11       5      50       6
Jul 29, 2019         28      12       7      47       7
Jun 11, 2019         29      13       7      46       5
May 21, 2019         28      10       8      48       5
May 02, 2019         30      10       8      46       6
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14. 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            41%     5%    81%    35%    31%    49%    42%    30%
Unfavorable          47     87     13     44     57     38     50     57
Hvn't hrd enough     10      6      4     17      9     10      6     11
REFUSED               3      3      2      3      3      3      3      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            38%    39%    41%    46%    25%    45%    36%    69%    54%
Unfavorable          46     52     49     41     65     43     53     18     34
Hvn't hrd enough     13      8      7      9      7     10      8     10     10
REFUSED               3      1      3      4      3      3      3      3      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of the Democratic Party favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about it?
                     Fav     Unfav   HvntHrd REF
 
Oct 23, 2019         41      47      10       3
Aug 15, 2018         38      47      12       3
Jun 06, 2018         32      48      15       6
Apr 11, 2018         32      52      12       4
Mar 07, 2018         31      52      12       5 
Feb 07, 2018         35      47      14       4
Jan 18, 2018         36      49      11       3
Dec 19, 2017         37      44      13       6
Dec 05, 2017         36      47      12       4
Aug 24, 2017         33      52      11       4
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15. 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            35%    78%     6%    28%    41%    29%    37%    45%
Unfavorable          51     14     84     51     47     55     56     41
Hvn't hrd enough     11      6      8     17      9     13      6     12
REFUSED               3      2      2      3      3      3      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            30%    38%    37%    35%    51%    32%    41%    10%    24%
Unfavorable          52     52     52     51     42     55     49     65     58
Hvn't hrd enough     13      8     10     12      6     11      9     22     13
REFUSED               5      1      1      3      1      2      2      4      5
 
TREND: Is your opinion of the Republican Party favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about it?
                     Fav     Unfav   HvntHrd REF
 
Oct 23, 2019         35      51      11       3
Aug 15, 2018         34      53      10       4
Jun 06, 2018         32      54      10       4
Apr 11, 2018         30      56      10       4
Mar 07, 2018         30      55      10       5
Feb 07, 2018         32      51      12       4
Jan 18, 2018         31      58       9       3
Dec 19, 2017         25      60      11       4
Dec 05, 2017         24      62      10       4
Aug 24, 2017         25      63       8       4
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16. Do you think that President Trump should be impeached and removed from office, or don't you think so?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Impeached        48%     6%    86%    49%    40%    55%    47%    37%
No                   46     91      9     41     55     38     48     57
DK/NA                 6      3      5     10      5      7      5      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Impeached        47%    49%    45%    51%    32%    52%    42%    82%    53%
No                   43     47     49     45     64     42     52     14     39
DK/NA                10      4      7      4      5      6      6      4      8
 
TREND: Do you think that President Trump should be impeached and removed from office, or don't you think so?
                     Yes/
                     Impeach No      DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         48      46       6 
Oct 14, 2019         46      48       7
Oct 08, 2019         45      49       6
Sep 30, 2019         47      47       6
Sep 25, 2019         37      57       6
 
 
17. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Nancy Pelosi is handling her job as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              45%    12%    78%    47%    37%    52%    45%    36%
Disapprove           47     84     17     44     54     41     49     56
DK/NA                 8      5      6     10      9      7      6      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              40%    45%    45%    52%    30%    50%    41%    59%    59%
Disapprove           44     49     50     44     62     44     52     29     34
DK/NA                16      6      5      4      8      6      7     12      7
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Nancy Pelosi is handling her job as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         45      47       8
Sep 30, 2019         43      52       5
 
 
18. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Mitch McConnell is handling his job as Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              24%    49%     6%    20%    29%    20%    27%    27%
Disapprove           57     31     81     59     54     59     62     53
DK/NA                19     19     13     22     17     21     11     20
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              22%    21%    24%    29%    33%    21%    27%    13%    22%
Disapprove           50     61     57     60     53     62     58     62     45
DK/NA                28     18     19     11     14     17     15     26     33
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Mitch McConnell is handling his job as Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         24      57      19
Sep 30, 2019         28      57      15
Apr 25, 2018         22      62      16
 
 
19. 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              48%    91%    12%    45%    59%    38%    47%    58%
Disapprove           48      8     84     51     38     58     50     37
DK/NA                 4      1      4      4      3      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              43%    51%    51%    47%    64%    42%    53%    22%    44%
Disapprove           50     47     47     50     32     54     44     73     55
DK/NA                 6      2      2      3      4      4      4      6      1
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the economy?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         48      48       4
Oct 14, 2019         49      46       5
Sep 25, 2019         48      47       5
Aug 28, 2019         46      49       5
May 21, 2019         48      45       7
Mar 05, 2019         49      45       7
Jan 29, 2019         46      51       3
Jan 15, 2019         49      48       4
Nov 20, 2018         53      42       5 
Jul 24, 2018         49      47       5
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20. 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              35%    76%     3%    28%    42%    27%    34%    45%
Disapprove           61     20     96     67     54     68     63     49
DK/NA                 4      4      1      5      3      5      4      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              27%    37%    37%    36%    50%    30%    39%     9%    24%
Disapprove           68     61     58     60     47     65     56     89     73
DK/NA                 5      3      4      3      4      5      5      2      3
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling foreign policy?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         35      61       4
Oct 14, 2019         37      57       5
Sep 25, 2019         37      57       6
Aug 28, 2019         38      56       6
May 21, 2019         37      58       6
Mar 05, 2019         38      56       6
Jan 29, 2019         37      58       5
Jan 15, 2019         40      56       4
Nov 20, 2018         42      53       6
Jul 24, 2018         38      58       4
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21. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling - national security?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              41%    85%     5%    35%    50%    32%    39%    53%
Disapprove           56     13     94     60     47     63     58     42
DK/NA                 4      2      1      5      3      4      3      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              37%    41%    43%    40%    57%    37%    46%    12%    32%
Disapprove           57     56     55     57     39     60     50     86     66
DK/NA                 6      3      2      3      4      4      4      2      2
 
 
22. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the nation's policy toward the Middle East?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              36%    78%     6%    28%    42%    30%    35%    47%
Disapprove           58     16     91     65     51     64     60     46
DK/NA                 6      6      3      7      7      6      5      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              33%    36%    38%    36%    49%    33%    41%    13%    27%
Disapprove           60     57     57     59     44     61     53     84     64
DK/NA                 7      6      5      5      7      6      6      2     10
 
 
23. Would you say that the - Republican Party has moved too far to the left, too far to the right, or would you say the Republican Party hasn't moved too far in either direction?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                              COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Too far left          8%    10%     7%     9%     9%     7%     6%     6%
Too far right        37     12     58     43     35     39     48     32
Not too far          46     71     23     44     50     42     42     54
DK/NA                 9      7     12      4      6     11      4      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Too far left          8%    10%     8%     6%     8%     4%     6%    12%    17%
Too far right        43     39     35     35     37     43     40     31     29
Not too far          41     47     49     47     52     43     48     31     46
DK/NA                 7      5      8     11      4      9      6     26      8
 
 
24. Would you say that the - Democratic Party has moved too far to the left, too far to the right, or would you say the Democratic Party hasn't moved too far in either direction?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Too far left         47%    79%    17%    48%    57%    37%    55%    52%
Too far right         4      3      6      5      5      4      4      5
Not too far          42     12     72     41     32     50     37     35
DK/NA                 7      6      5      7      5      9      4      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Too far left         41%    50%    53%    44%    64%    44%    53%    17%    33%
Too far right         7      6      2      4      5      4      4      1      9
Not too far          47     38     40     42     26     45     36     69     53
DK/NA                 5      6      5     10      5      8      6     12      5
 
 
25. In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in the nation today; are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very satisfied        9%    22%     1%     7%    12%     6%     9%    13%
Smwht satisfied      24     46      7     23     32     18     24     29
Smwht dissatisfied   26     22     27     28     27     26     26     23
Very dissatisfied    38      9     63     40     28     48     39     34
DK/NA                 2      2      2      1      1      2      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Very satisfied        3%     9%    12%    11%    16%     7%    11%     1%     6%
Smwht satisfied      31     24     25     19     34     19     26     17     24
Smwht dissatisfied   34     28     21     26     24     25     25     27     36
Very dissatisfied    33     37     41     43     26     46     37     51     34
DK/NA                 -      2      2      1      1      2      2      4      -
 
TREND: In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in the nation today; are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?
                     Very    Smwht   Smwht   Very
                     sat     sat     dis     dis     DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019          9      24      26      38       2 
Sep 25, 2019         15      25      22      37       2
Aug 28, 2019         14      22      22      39       3
Jan 15, 2019         10      27      23      39       1
Dec 18, 2018         13      28      22      35       2
Sep 10, 2018         15      26      20      37       2
Jun 06, 2018          8      29      26      36       1
Feb 20, 2018          8      21      22      47       1
Jan 18, 2018          9      31      22      37       1
Dec 20, 2017          7      26      24      43       1
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26. 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            17%    40%     1%    15%    22%    13%    23%    20%
Good                 44     53     35     44     50     39     45     48
Not so good          26      5     42     29     20     32     24     22
Poor                 10      1     18     11      7     14      6      9
DK/NA                 2      1      3      1      1      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Excellent             8%    16%    23%    19%    28%    16%    22%     3%     6%
Good                 52     45     43     41     50     43     47     30     47
Not so good          25     25     26     28     16     29     23     43     28
Poor                 15     11      8      9      4     11      8     17     18
DK/NA                 1      2      -      2      1      1      1      8      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
 
Oct 23, 2019         17      44      26      10       2 
Sep 25, 2019         16      43      28      11       2
Aug 28, 2019         18      43      27      10       2
Jun 11, 2019         19      51      20       8       1
May 21, 2019         22      49      20       8       1 
Jan 15, 2019         15      49      26       9       2
Dec 18, 2018         14      51      25      10       1
Sep 10, 2018         21      49      20       8       3
Aug 14, 2018         15      52      23       9       2
Jun 06, 2018         13      49      26      11       2
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27. Do you think the nation's economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Better               31%    66%     4%    24%    36%    25%    30%    41%
Worse                30      6     49     36     24     36     32     25
The same             37     27     44     39     38     36     38     32
DK/NA                 2      -      3      1      2      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Better               26%    31%    35%    31%    43%    29%    35%     6%    23%
Worse                31     36     30     26     21     35     28     37     31
The same             41     32     33     42     34     36     35     50     44
DK/NA                 2      1      2      1      2      1      1      7      3
 
TREND: Do you think the nation's economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?
                     Better  Worse   Same    DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         31      30      37       2
Sep 25, 2019         32      33      33       2
Aug 28, 2019         31      37      30       2
Jun 11, 2019         39      23      37       2
Aug 14, 2018         45      21      31       3 
Mar 07, 2018         42      21      35       2
Aug 17, 2017         43      15      39       2
Jun 28, 2017         37      19      42       2
May 10, 2017         36      21      41       1
Apr 20, 2017         34      16      49       2
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28. How likely do you think it is that there will be an economic recession in the next year: very likely, somewhat likely, not so likely, or not likely at all?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very likely          17%     4%    29%    16%    14%    21%    16%    15%
Somewhat likely      39     25     52     45     38     41     40     35
Not so likely        22     33     12     25     24     21     27     22
Not likely at all    15     32      3     12     20     11     15     22
DK/NA                 5      6      5      3      4      6      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Very likely          19%    19%    18%    15%    12%    19%    16%    28%    17%
Somewhat likely      42     41     35     42     34     41     38     40     45
Not so likely        24     22     25     18     27     22     24     17     22
Not likely at all    10     16     18     18     24     12     18      5     11
DK/NA                 5      3      4      6      4      5      4     11      6
 
 
29. As you may know, the House of Representatives has begun a formal impeachment inquiry to determine whether or not to bring impeachment charges against President Trump. Do you approve or disapprove of this impeachment inquiry?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              55%    10%    93%    58%    46%    63%    55%    43%
Disapprove           43     88      7     37     52     34     44     55
DK/NA                 3      2      1      5      2      3      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              60%    53%    53%    56%    39%    58%    49%    83%    65%
Disapprove           37     45     46     43     60     40     49     15     31
DK/NA                 3      3      2      1      2      2      2      3      5
 
TREND: As you may know, the House of Representatives has begun a formal impeachment inquiry to determine whether or not to bring impeachment charges against President Trump. Do you approve or disapprove of this impeachment inquiry?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         55      43       3 
Oct 14, 2019         51      45       4
Oct 08, 2019         53      43       4
Sep 30, 2019         52      45       3
 
 
30. In his dealings with Ukraine, do you think that President Trump was pursuing the national interest or his own personal interest?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
National interest    33%    72%     2%    25%    39%    27%    33%    42%
Personal interest    59     17     94     64     51     66     60     48
DK/NA                 9     11      3     11     10      7      7     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
National interest    22%    32%    39%    35%    46%    30%    38%     6%    25%
Personal interest    67     59     53     58     45     63     54     85     64
DK/NA                11      8      8      7     10      7      8      9     11
 
 
31. In general, do you think that President Trump is making the world a safer place or a less safe place?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Safer                36%    79%     4%    28%    44%    29%    35%    47%
Less safe            57     14     95     63     50     64     58     45
DK/NA                 7      7      1      9      7      6      7      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Safer                32%    34%    42%    36%    50%    33%    41%    11%    28%
Less safe            61     58     54     57     42     60     52     85     67
DK/NA                 7      8      4      7      7      7      7      5      5
 
TREND: In general, do you think that President Trump is making the world a safer place or a less safe place?
                             Less
                     Safer   safe    DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         36      57       7
Apr 25, 2018         37      55       8
 
 
32. 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         33%    75%     3%    23%    41%    26%    33%    43%
Weakened             52      9     88     58     43     61     57     42
No impact            11     12      7     14     14      8      8     10
DK/NA                 4      3      3      4      2      6      2      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strengthened         26%    33%    38%    33%    47%    29%    38%     8%    26%
Weakened             55     52     52     53     39     59     50     70     54
No impact            18     11      8      8     12      7      9     19     15
DK/NA                 -      4      2      6      2      5      4      4      6
 
TREND: 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?
                                     No
                     Strnthd Weaknd  Impact  DK/NA
 
Oct 23, 2019         33      52      11       4
Jul 24, 2018         35      51      10       4
Jun 20, 2018         40      47      11       3 
Dec 19, 2017         31      55      12       2 
Sep 27, 2017         33      50      14       3
Aug 16, 2017         33      53      11       3
 
 
33. Do you approve or disapprove of President Trump's decision to remove U.S. military support from the Kurds in northern Syria?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              30%    55%     7%    27%    35%    24%    27%    37%
Disapprove           60     31     86     63     56     64     64     51
DK/NA                10     14      7     10      9     12      9     11
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              31%    30%    30%    27%    38%    27%    32%    14%    27%
Disapprove           58     61     61     63     52     63     58     76     60
DK/NA                11      9      9     10     10     10     10     10     13