In Trump’s first 100 days, news stories citing his tweets were more likely to be negative
News stories about the beginning of Trump administration’s presidency that included one of his tweets were more likely to have an overall negative assessment.
Covering President Trump in a Polarized Media Environment
During the early days of the administration, similar storylines were covered across outlets, but the types of sources cited and assessments of Trump’s actions differed.
Views about whether whites benefit from societal advantages split sharply along racial and partisan lines
Issues of race have long divided Americans along racial and partisan lines, and these differences extend to views of whether white people in the U.S. benefit from advantages in society that black people do not have. A majority of Americans (56%) say that white people either benefit “a great deal” (26%) or “a fair amount” […]
Republicans Divided in Views of Trump’s Conduct; Democrats Are Broadly Critical
A majority of Republicans express mixed or negative feelings about Donald Trump’s conduct as president, while nearly nine-in-ten Democrats don’t like the way he conducts himself.
Publics Worldwide Unfavorable Toward Putin, Russia
Around the world, few people trust Putin to do the right thing when it comes to international affairs. While Russia is not seen as particularly threatening in most countries, it is viewed unfavorably in many.
John Kelly’s military background is unusual for a White House chief of staff
John Kelly is the first chief of staff in more than four decades to come from the upper ranks of the military, and unlike most of his predecessors he has no prior work experience in the White House or campaign politics.
On world affairs, most G20 countries more confident in Merkel than Trump
Among 17 Group of Twenty member countries, residents in just two countries have substantially more confidence in Trump than in Merkel on world affairs.
Around the world, favorability of the U.S. and confidence in its president decline
Global views of the U.S. and its president have shifted dramatically downward since the end of Barack Obama’s presidency and the start of Donald Trump’s.
U.S. veterans are generally supportive of Trump
U.S. veterans, who broadly supported Donald Trump in the 2016 election, have remained positive about the job he is doing as president.
Americans Divided on Whether Recent Science Protests Will Benefit Scientists’ Causes
More Democrats and younger adults believe last month’s science marches will lead to public support for science, while Republicans and older adults tend to disagree.