Washington Post-ABC News poll Jan. 15-18, 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: Trump has been president for about one year. Would you say he has accomplished a great deal during that time, a good amount, not very much or little or nothing?

Q: In the past year, have actions by Trump mainly (helped) or (hurt) you and your family, or have they made no difference? Is that a great deal or somewhat?

Q: Do you think leaders of the Democratic Party are mainly (presenting alternatives to Trump's proposals), or mainly (criticizing Trump's proposals without presenting alternatives)?

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

Q: How much credit do you think the Trump administration deserves for the country's economic situation - a great deal, a good amount, only some or hardly any?

Q: How much credit do you think the Obama administration deserves for the country's economic situation - a great deal, a good amount, only some or hardly any?

Q: Do you think the federal crackdown on undocumented immigrants is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?

Q: Do you think reduced federal regulations on businesses is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?

Q: Do you think a reduction in the number of federal government employees is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?

Q: Do you think the continuation of Obamacare is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?

Q: Do you think the new federal tax law enacted by Congress and the Trump administration is a good thing for the country or a bad thing for the country?

Q: Do you think the new federal tax law (favors the rich), (favors the middle class), (favors the poor) or (treats all people about equally)?

Q: Do you support or oppose building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

Q: Do you think Trump is or is not biased against black people? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

Q: Do you support or oppose a program that allows undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States if they arrived here as a child, completed high school or military service and have not been convicted of a serious crime?

Q: Overall, do you think immigrants from other countries mainly strengthen or mainly weaken American society? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

Q: As you may know, the federal government might have to partially shut down later this week if (Trump and Republicans in Congress) and (Democrats in Congress) cannot agree on laws about immigration and border security. Who do you think is mainly responsible for this situation – (Trump and Republicans in Congress) or (the Democrats in Congress)?

Q: A special counsel at the U.S. Justice Department, Robert Mueller, has been investigating possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and the Russian govt. Do you approve or disapprove of the way he is handling investigation?

Q: Just your best guess, do you think members of Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election, or not?

Q: Collusion aside, do you think Trump himself tried to interfere with the Russia investigation in a way that amounts to obstruction of justice, or did he not try to do this? (IF TRIED TO INTERFERE) Do you think there's been solid evidence of that, or is it your suspicion only?

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 toward the (Republican candidate)?

Q: As you may know, U.S. presidents have the authority to order nuclear attacks on other countries. Do you trust Trump to handle this authority responsibly, or not?

Q: (COMBINED RESULT) Do you trust Trump to handle this authority responsibly, or not? (ASK IF DO NOT TRUST TRUMP) How concerned are you that Trump might launch a nuclear attack without justification – very concerned, somewhat concerned, not so concerned, or not concerned at all?

Q: Since taking office, do you think Trump has acted in a way that's (fitting and proper for a president of the United States), or has he acted in a way that's (unpresidential)?

Q: Do you think Trump's use of Twitter is doing more to (help) or to (hurt) his presidency, or is it making no difference?

Q: Trump has described himself as, quote, 'a very stable genius.' What's your own view - Do you think Trump is or is not mentally stable ?

Q: Trump has described himself as, quote, 'a very stable genius.' What's your own view - Do you think Trump is or is not a genius ?

Q: Do you think sexual harassment of women in the workplace is a problem in this country or not? IF PROBLEM: Is it a serious problem, or not serious?

Q: Do you think recent attention on this issue (has not gone far enough), has been about right, or (has gone too far)?

Q: Do you think recent attention on the issue will create a lasting change in the way U.S. society deals with the sexual harassment of women, or do you think things will end up going back to the way they've been in the past?

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