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39 percent of Americans grade Trump's first year an 'F'

13 January, 2018, 01:48 | Author: Kristen Ingram
  • A question from the Quinnipiac poll

Even though 66 percent of American voters believe the economy is either "excellent" or "good", only 37 percent believe that Trump's policies are helping the economy.

President Donald Trump acknowledges applause after speaking at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

"In new Quinnipiac Poll, 66% of people feel the economy is 'Excellent or Good, '" Trump tweeted.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE's approval rating has plummeted in Georgia, a state he won by more than 5 points in the 2016 election, according to a new Atlanta Journal Constitution poll.

Meanwhile, 33 percent said they saw the economy as "not so good" or "poor".

In terms of grading, the poll found that the largest portion of respondents, 39 percent, give Trump an "F" for this first year in office, while 17 percent give him a "D", 16 percent give him a "A", 16 percent give him a "B" and 11 percent give him a "C".

Even worse, an incredible 57 percent of respondents said Trump is "not fit for office" and 69 percent said he isn't "level-headed".

In a series of tweets a day after the book was released, Trump lashed out, saying "throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart" and later adding that he's a "very stable genius".

The poll went on to ask voters to grade Trump's first year in office. Fifty-three percent say he is intelligent, while 44 percent say he is not.

Quinnipiac surveyed 1,106 voters from January 5-9 with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.6 percentage points.


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