Washington Post-ABC News poll April 17-20, 2017

Poll Questions

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

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the major changes in government spending that Trump has proposed?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of Trump pressuring companies to keep jobs in the United States?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of Trump giving his daughter and son-in-law major positions in his administration?

Q: In terms of the situation with North Korea, do you feel that Trump has been too (cautious), too (aggressive), or is he handling this about right?

Q: (AMONG TRUMP VOTERS) Do you (regret supporting Trump), or do you (think that supporting Trump was the right thing to do) in that election?

Q: Do you think Trump is in touch with the concerns of most people in the United States today, or is he out of touch?

Q: Do you think the Republican Party is in touch with the concerns of most people in the United States today, or is it out of touch? (ASKED OF HALF SAMPLE)

Q: Do you think the Democratic Party is in touch with the concerns of most people in the United States today, or is it out of touch? (ASKED OF HALF SAMPLE)

Q: Would you say Trump is doing a better job as president than you expected, a worse job, or what? Is that much better/worse or somewhat better/worse?

Q: Trump has been president for about three months or nearly 100 days. Would you say he has accomplished a great deal during that time, a good amount, not very much or little or nothing?

Q: (AMONG THOSE SAYING TRUMP ACCOMPLISHED NOT VERY MUCH/LITTLE OR NOTHING) Who's mainly responsible for that - (Trump), (the Republicans in Congress), or (the Democrats in Congress)?

Q: Is Trump keeping most of his major campaign promises, or not?

Q: Do you think Trump has the kind of judgment it takes to serve effectively as president, or not?

Q: Do you think Trump has the kind of personality and temperament it takes to serve effectively as president, or not?

Q: Do you think Trump is a strong leader, or not?

Q: Do you think Trump understands the problems of people like you, or not?

Q: Do you think Trump is honest and trustworthy, or not?

Q: Do you think Trump can be trusted in a crisis, or not?

Q: In establishing his administration's policies, do you think Trump does or does not follow a set of consistent principles? (IF NO:) Do you think that's a problem, or not a problem?

Q: Do you think that Trump spending time at properties he owns represents a conflict of interest because it promotes those properties, or do you think this is not a conflict of interest because he has the right to go where he wants? (ASKED OF HALF SAMPLE)

Q: Do you think the nation's economy is getting better, getting worse or staying the same?

Q: Which of these do you prefer: (repeal and replace) the federal health care law known as Obamacare, or (keep and try to improve) it?

Q: Who would you rather see Trump work with in trying to change the health care law - (the Democrats in Congress) or (the conservative Republicans in Congress)? (Not asked if prefers to leave Obamacare as-is)

Q: While any changes are pending, do you think Trump should try to (make the existing health care law work as well as possible) or should try to (make the current health care law fail as soon as possible)?

Q: Under the current law many health insurance plans have to include certain kinds of coverage, including preventive services, maternity and pediatric care, hospitalization and prescription drugs. Do you think this should be required in all states, or should individual states decide what if any minimum coverage should be provided? (ASKED OF HALF SAMPLE)

Q: Under the current law, health insurers are not allowed to charge higher prices to – or refuse to cover – people who have pre-existing health conditions. Do you think this should be required in all states, or should individual states decide what if any rules about pre-existing conditions should be in place? (ASKED OF HALF SAMPLE)

Q: Federal courts blocked Trump's effort to ban travelers from several majority-Muslim countries. Do you think the courts are (acting rightly as a check on the president's powers) or (wrongly interfering with the president's powers)?

Q: There's been talk of what some people call a "deep state," meaning military, intelligence and government officials who try to secretly manipulate government policy. Do you think there is such a thing as a deep state in this country, or is it just a conspiracy theory? IF THINK THERE IS A DEEP STATE: Do you think the existence of a deep state is a major problem for the United States, a minor problem, or not a problem?

Q: Do you think mainstream news organizations regularly produce false stories, or not?

Q: Do you think the Trump administration regularly makes false claims, or not?

Q: What do you think is a bigger problem - mainstream news organizations producing false stories or the Trump administration making false claims?

Q: Given what you've heard or read, do you think the Russian government tried to influence the outcome of last fall's U.S. presidential election, or not? IF TRIED TO INFLUENCE: Do you think some members of Trump's presidential campaign intentionally helped Russian efforts to influence the election, or not?

Q: Do you think the Obama administration intentionally spied on Trump and members of his campaign during the 2016 election campaign, or not?

Q: Are you confident or not confident that Congress' investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election will be conducted fairly?

Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...

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