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CBS NEWS POLL

President Trump’s Approval Steady While Views of Economy Rise
August 3-6, 2017

Q1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?

** TOTAL RESPONDENTS **
Total Rep Dem Ind
% % % %
Approve 36 80 8 32
Disapprove 58 17 87 59
Don't know/No answer 6 3 5 9

Q3. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the economy?

Approve 46 85 18 44
Disapprove 45 11 70 44
Don't know/No answer 10 4 12 11

Q4. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling health care?

Approve 32 73 6 29
Disapprove 59 18 90 58
Don't know/No answer 9 9 4 13

Q5. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the issue of immigration?

Approve 37 79 10 32
Disapprove 57 15 86 59
Don't know/No answer 7 6 4 9

Q7. How would you rate the condition of the national economy these days? Is it very good, fairly good, fairly bad,
or very bad?

Very good 14 23 8 13
Fairly good 55 64 58 48
Fairly bad 20 9 21 24
Very bad 10 3 11 13
Don't know/No answer 2 1 2 3

Q8. Do you think the economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?

Better 37 69 18 32
Worse 17 6 25 18
Same 45 25 57 49
Don't know/No answer 1 * - 2
Q8a. When you think about your own personal finances over the next few months, do you feel very confident,
somewhat confident, somewhat uneasy, or very uneasy?

** TOTAL RESPONDENTS **
Total Rep Dem Ind
% % % %
Very confident 33 54 24 28
Somewhat confident 34 29 36 36
Somewhat uneasy 19 12 23 19
Very uneasy 13 4 16 15
Don't know/No answer 2 - 2 2

Q9. How much does the way the stock market performs matter to you and your personal finances – a lot, some,
not much, or not at all?

A lot 21 30 16 19
Some 28 27 28 29
Not much 22 20 23 24
Not at all 26 22 29 26
Don't know/No answer 2 1 3 2

Q17. Do you think Donald Trump’s policies are keeping a significant number of U.S. jobs from going overseas, or
aren’t they?

Yes, are 47 77 26 44
No, are not 42 15 64 42
Don't know/No answer 11 8 10 13

Q20b. If you had to choose, which is more important to you in evaluating Donald Trump right now? Whether or
not he helps promote the culture and values that you believe in, or Whether or not he helps improve your
economic and financial well-being?

Culture and values 48 45 53 45
Economic and financial well being 37 44 33 37
Both equally (vol.) 8 8 4 11
Don't know/No answer 7 3 10 7

Unweighted Weighted
Total Respondents 1,111

Total Republicans 268 266
Total Democrats 362 348
Total Independents 481 498