About four-in-ten Republicans and Republican-leaning independents (41%) say Reagan has done the best job as president over the past 40 years, compared with 37% who say Trump.
Black Lives Matter tops list of groups that Black Americans see as helping them most in recent years
Around four-in-ten Black adults in the United States (39%) say Black Lives Matter has done the most to help Black people in recent years.
The number of federal prisoners sentenced to more than a year behind bars decreased by 5% between 2017 and the end of 2019.
Only two other presidents since 1900 – George W. and George H.W. Bush – granted fewer acts of clemency than Trump.
Donald Trump leaves the White House having appointed nearly as many appeals court judges in four years as Barack Obama appointed in eight.
About a third in U.S. see God’s hand in presidential elections, but fewer say God picks winners based on policies
Few United States adults – just 5% – say God chose Donald Trump to be president because God approves of his policies.
These views are more upbeat than at any point in the past two decades. More Americans say Trump’s policies have made the economy better than worse.
Women account for 28% of the 67 judges Trump has appointed to the federal courts since taking office, well below the share appointed by Barack Obama but higher than the share appointed by any other Republican president. Seven of the 67 judges (10%) are racial or ethnic minorities.
When asked which president has done the best job in their lifetimes, more Americans name Barack Obama than any other president.
The U.S. has more foreign students enrolled in its colleges and universities than any other country in the world. Explore data about foreign students in the U.S. higher education system.