Trump’s overall job approval has hit a new low in our tracking as Americans continue to hear negative things about his handling of recent protests and the coronavirus pandemic; a majority say he is moving to reopen the country too aggressively.
Understanding Asian Americans’ political attitudes and how the pandemic is affecting the community today.
As the public views reopening cautiously, a majority believe the country is in crisis, both in terms of the pandemic and the protests following George Floyd’s death; Democrats report concerns about police violence while Republicans are worried about rioting and looting.
Disapproval of Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has hit the highest point yet in our tracking; the public is bothered by the death toll and few Americans view his response as “compassionate.”
More Americans say that the country is “off on the wrong track” as African Americans face particularly high infection rates and are the most likely to believe the worst is yet to come for the pandemic.
Americans hold increasingly favorable views of the ACA, increasingly unfavorable views of Trump’s handling of health care, and have very serious concerns about Republicans’ failures to protect health care coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.
As Americans report hearing about the President’s refusal to wear a mask and his claims of taking unproven drugs, Trump’s coronavirus approval remains low; Americans overwhelmingly support elected officials being required to wear masks and 2 in 3 disapprove of Trump not wearing a mask.
Worries about a “second wave” of coronavirus are top of mind as widely Americans approve of relief bills like the HEROES Act.
When it comes to reopening the economy, Americans say they trust Dr. Fauci and Democrats more than Trump and report concerns about their state opening too soon; the president’s approval on the coronavirus pandemic reaches another low in Navigator’s tracking.
Trump’s disapproval rating on handling the pandemic remains at its highest point; as strong concerns remain about the possibility of a “second wave,” there has been an uptick in the share saying the “worst is yet to come.”
Trump’s disapproval rating hits a new high on handling the pandemic as Americans express concern by Congressional Republicans having voted to cut CDC funding prior to the pandemic and refusing to stand up to Trump.
Trump’s rating on handling the pandemic has reached a new low point with the public generally concerned that his actions have put lives at risk and are now hurting the country’s chances for a safe reopening.
Governors retain higher approval ratings than Trump on handling the pandemic as a second wave of the pandemic continues to be a top worry for Americans, and a majority maintain concerns that social distancing will end too soon.
An increasing number of Americans say that they think the worst is yet to come regarding the pandemic; Republicans who wear a mask regularly hold different views on the nature of the crisis than those who do not.
Americans are deeply worried about a second wave of the pandemic, oppose a full reopening of the country but express openness to partially reopening their own community, and remain concerned by Trump putting lives at risk, downplaying the crisis, and failing to take responsibility.