Roughly seven-in-ten white evangelical Protestants approve of Trump's presidential job performance. Other religious groups are more divided.
While partisans agree that political leaders should be honest and ethical, they differ over whether particular leaders display these traits.
Views of economy remain positive, divided by partisanship
Compare different countries' opinions of the United States and its president since 2002.
Americans had fairly low expectations for Donald Trump’s presidency just before the 2016 election. Their current views of his administration’s performance vary little from these pre-election predictions.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory, an overwhelming majority of those who said they had voted for him had “warm” feelings for him.
Trump’s approval ratings have hardly moved this year; such steady ratings are unique among recent presidents. His ratings are the most polarized by party.
When asked which president has done the best job in their lifetimes, more Americans name Barack Obama than any other president.
A majority of Americans find little or no common ground with Donald Trump on issues, but the share who say they agree with him on many or all issues has risen since last August.
Amid tax debates, deficit concerns are lower today than during the Obama administration. As approval of congressional leaders drops, confidence in Trump on several measures also declines.