The FINANCIAL -- Nearly 2 in 5 Americans (38%) approve of the job President Trump is doing, unchanged from last week. Registered voters are slightly more likely to approve of the way Trump is handling his job as President (41%).
President Trump’s job performance remains deeply split along party lines, with just 11% of Democratic registered voters approving of Trump’s performance, compared to 83% of Republican registered voters.
Democrats continue to lead in the generic congressional ballot. Forty-five percent of registered voters would pick the Democratic candidate if the election for U.S. Congress were held today, while 34% would vote for the Republican candidate. This is steady from last week. Independent voters are also more likely to vote for a Democratic candidate (27%) than a Republican (14%), though 38% remain undecided, according to Ipsos.
A majority of Americans (57%) continue to think that things in this country are off on the wrong track. Healthcare (18%) continues to be the most important problem facing the U.S. today, followed by terrorism (13%), and the economy in general (12%).
For the second week in a row, Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (19%), tops the list of who Americans think will be the next in Trump’s administration to resign or be fired. Pruitt is virtually tied with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, with 18% of Americans reporting they believe he will be the next person to exit the White House.