The FINANCIAL -- President Trump's approval ratings remain steady at 40%, while Chief of Staff, John F. Kelly, has moved up to number two on the Wh'Exit poll.
Following another tumultuous week inside the White House, President Trump’s approval rating remains steady at 40 percent among all Americans. Chief of Staff, John F. Kelly, has moved up to number two on the Ipsos Wh’Exit poll, with 14 percent reporting that they believe he will be the next to resign or be terminated. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, remains at the top of the Wh’Exit poll, with 15 percent reporting that they believe he will be the next to exit the administration, according to Ipsos.
Healthcare (15%) continues to be top-of-mind when Americans consider the nation’s biggest problems. Terrorism (13%) and the economy (11%) are not far behind. Party lines continue to determine what Americans find to be the most pressing issues. Republicans continue to view terrorism as the nation’s most important problem (17%), followed by immigration (16%). Democrats view healthcare (21%) as the nation’s biggest problem by far, “other” issues (12%) and terrorism (11%) come in as a distant second and third place, respectively. Independents are focused on the economy (15%) and healthcare (14%).
Americans continue to give Congress as a whole poor approval ratings (23%), while being more generous of their individual representatives (39%). Republicans are most likely to approve of their congressperson (51%). Democrats (39%) and Independents (29%) are less likely to approve. When considering the election in November, Americans are more likely to report that they would vote for a Democrat (37%) than a Republican (31%) if the election were held today. Independents are split between voting for a Democrat (24%) and voting for a candidate from another party (22%), while just 11 percent report they would vote Republican if the election were held today.