The Presidency

by Frank Newport

President Donald Trump's job approval rating fell to 36% over the weekend after Republicans' failed effort Friday to repeal and replace Obamacare.

by Frank Newport

Highly religious Americans give Donald Trump higher job approval ratings than those who are not religious -- an expected pattern, given the relationship between religiosity and partisanship in politics today.

On the 70th anniversary of the Truman Doctrine, the Gallup Vault reviews Americans' reactions to this historic foreign policy shift.

Ronald Reagan's 1987 address on the Tower Commission report helped repair his job approval rating after the Iran-Contra affair.

President Nixon's February 1972 visit to China made Americans more optimistic about achieving world peace, helped transform Americans' opinion of the Chinese people and lifted Nixon's approval rating.

by Frank Newport

Several aspects of Donald Trump's broad themes as he takes over the presidency fit well with general trends in U.S. public opinion.