Washington Post-ABC News poll Aug. 26-29, 2018

Poll Questions

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

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Trump is handling the economy? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) I'd like you to rate the chances that you will vote in the congressional election in November: Are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If the election for the U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for (the Democratic candidate) or (the Republican candidate) in your congressional district? Would you lean toward the (Democratic candidate) or the (Republican candidate)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Compared with past midterm elections, is voting this year much more important to you, more important, the same, less important or much less important?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Is supporting a candidate who shares your opinion on Donald Trump important to you in the congressional election this fall, or not important?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Is supporting a candidate who shares your opinion on Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader of the House important to you in the congressional election this fall, or not important?

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?

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?

Q: Would you rather see the next Congress controlled by the (Democrats, to act as a check on Trump), or controlled by the (Republicans, to support Trump's agenda)?

Q: Just your best guess, if the Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, do you think they would or would not try to impeach Trump?

Q: Since Trump took office, do you think the amount of corruption in Washington has (increased), (decreased) or stayed about the same?

Q: Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: Do you support or oppose Trump imposing tariffs on some goods that are made in other countries and imported to the United States? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

Q: Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Do you think the U.S. Senate should or should not confirm Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court?

Q: Do you think Kavanaugh should or should not publicly state his position on abortion before being approved by the U.S. Senate for the job?

Q: Would you like to see the Supreme Court (make it harder to get an abortion than it is now), (make it easier to get an abortion than it is now), or (leave the ability to get an abortion the same as it is now)?

Q: Do you think Trump is (too harsh) in dealing with illegal immigration, (not tough enough) or is he dealing with the issue about right?

Q: If Democrats took control of the House, do you think they would be (too harsh) in dealing with illegal immigration, (not tough enough) or would they deal with the issue about right?

Q: Do you support or oppose the investigation of Trump and his associates by special counsel Robert Mueller? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

Q: As far as you're aware, do you think Trump has tried to interfere with Mueller's investigation in a way that amounts to obstruction of justice, or not?

Q: Mueller prosecuted Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, who was found guilty of tax and bank fraud by a jury last week. Do you think the case against Manafort was justified or unjustified?

Q: Would you support or oppose Trump giving Manafort a pardon? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

Q: Trump has been critical of Attorney General Jeff Sessions for allowing the Mueller investigation to proceed. Sessions has said he's following the law. Whose side do you take on this, (Trump's) or (Sessions')?

Q: Do you think Trump should or should not fire Sessions from his job as attorney general? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

Q: Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to fraud and illegal campaign finance charges last week. How much have you heard or read about this - a great deal, a good amount, just some, or a little or nothing?

Q: Cohen said that Trump directed him to try to influence the 2016 election by arranging to pay off two women who said they had affairs with Trump. If he did direct Cohen to make these payments, do you think Trump committed a crime, or not?

Q: Based on what you know, do you think Congress should or should not begin impeachment proceedings that could lead to Trump being removed from office? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

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