Most Americans say Trump caught coronavirus because he was irresponsible, and many express concern that he is spreading it further. Americans also hold Trump responsible for the rising number of cases around the country.
Coronavirus, health care, and the economy remain the top concerns for Americans as most Americans now believe the worst is yet to come in the pandemic. Separately, many Americans disagree with the decision to forego filing homicide charges in the case involving the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.
Americans are split on who they think will win in November at a time when many are concerned about the potential of a long count, voter supression, and foreign interference among other potential election-related issues.
The pandemic continuesto be Americans’ most important issue ata ttime when a majority continues to view America’s response to the pandemic as worse than the responses of other countries.
In Ruth Bader Ginsburg, America has lost a beloved figure. Most Americans say the winner of the upcoming election should choose her replacement, with many citing the need for leaders in Washington to remain focused on the pandemic.
Some feel school reopenings are going well but most expect schools will have to close at some point due to an outbreak.
Americans believe Trump sees disorder and division as helpful to his re-election chances; nearly two-thirds of the public say Trump’s statements about the military are seriously concerning.
Americans support protests focused on the treatment of Black Americans and are largely not noticing increases in crime in their own communities, the vast majority say crime has increased in the United States in the last year. Americans are concerned about those close to them getting infected with coronavirus, though a minority concerned about the risk posed to them by the rise in crime.
The public sees as Trump looking out for himself first instead of the country and perceives him as falling short of his campaign promises; African Americans are unpersuaded by Trump’s claim that they are doing better under the current administration than they have since Abraham Lincoln was president.
Americans view the USPS situation as unresolved, with many believing that Trump opposes funding the USPS because he thinks it will help him with re-election.