While each component of the American Rescue Plan is seen as important by wide majorities, checks and vaccine distribution funding are seen as most important.
Seven in ten Americans support the American Rescue Plan as more report hearing about it; approval of the vaccine rollout rises 16 points over the course of February.
A majority of Americans approve of President Biden’s agenda as vast support for the American Rescue Plan remains resilient.
Most Americans are hearing some or mostly positive things about Biden with his focus on combatting coronavirus as his top priority, with economic relief close behind.
Over 70 percent of Americans support the American Rescue plan and majorities are favorable to each of its provisions.
There is near-unanimous support for additional economic relief as three in four Americans view the state of the economy negatively; nearly two in three support canceling at least some student loan debt, and find convincing arguments framing it as an economic stimulus and closing the racial wealth gap.
This analysis seeks to understand several critical issues that were ultimately determinative in the election.
The public remains opposed to a potential rollback of the ACA and are overwhelmingly supportive of the $2.4 trillion coronavirus relief package.
Americans see Congressional Democrats’ policies as favoring the working and middle class and have concerns on Trump’s handling of the economic recovery from the pandemic; a plurality support banning TikTok in the United States, including parents and grandparents of users.
More Americans than ever rate the economy negatively and six in ten say it is still getting worse.
Americans think the economy is getting worse and support extending the extended unemployment benefits through at least the end of the year; most disapprove of Trump’s handling of the economic response to the pandemic
The public is overwhelmingly negative about Trump saying “slow the testing down, please” as the percentage of Americans who think he is not doing enough to respond to the pandemic hits an all-time high.
A Majority of Americans continue to support the protests following the death of George Floyd and a growing
number feel “engaged and interested in taking action”. An overwhelming majority say that taxing the wealthiest Americans and corporations would help with the economic recovery in the wake of the pandemic.
Americans want to see big changes in the way the police operate and there is broad support for a variety of policing reforms and the “Justice in Policing Act” in the House; Trump earns significantly lower favorability ratings than his predecessors as more see him as “self-absorbed.”
Trump’s handling of the economy hits a new low; a majority disapprove of his decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization; Democrats hold a trust advantage on issues related to the pandemic while a majority views the House-passed HEROES Act as appealing because it gets economic relief to those who need it most.