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The Presidency

by Frank Newport

Donald Trump's job approval rating, currently at 39%, has not changed materially over the past four months and remains highly polarized.

In 1939, Gallup conducted simultaneous polls in the U.S. and France on each nation's favorite foreign countries and statesmen. The U.S. led in France, as did FDR.

Ronald Reagan's 1985 visit to a German WWII military cemetery sparked a political firestorm in the U.S.

Despite reservations about some specific spending cuts, the majority of Americans in 1981 endorsed Ronald Reagan's budget cutting plans and approved of his handling of the economy as he sought to remake the federal budget.

by Frank Newport

Donald Trump's policy proposals and actions over his first 100 days in office have a mixed relationship to American public opinion.

by Frank Newport

The American public has little interest in building a wall along the southern U.S. border and rates it one of the least important things the president could do at this point.