Washington Post-ABC News poll Jan. 21-24, 2019

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: Have you personally been inconvenienced by the partial shutdown of the federal government, or not? (IF YES) Has it been a major inconvenience or a minor inconvenience?

Q: What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on handling the economy - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on dealing with race relations - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on creating jobs - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on helping the middle class - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on handling the federal budget deficit - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on improving the health care system - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on dealing with the threat of terrorism - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on handling international crises - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on handling issues of special concern to women - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on making appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) What kind of job do you think Trump has done so far on dealing with border security - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: Do you think the policies of the Trump administration have made the United States more respected around the world today, less respected or have they not made much of a difference either way?

Q: Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Trump as a person?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) Do you think Trump is a strong leader, or not?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) Do you think Trump is honest and trustworthy, or not?

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

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) Do you think Trump has brought needed change to Washington, or not?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) Do you think Trump understands the problems of people like you, or not? (Half sample)

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) Do you think Trump is good at making political deals, or not?

Q: How much confidence do you have in Trump to make the right decisions for the country's future - a great deal of confidence, a good amount, just some or none at all?

Q: How much confidence do you have in The Republicans in Congress to make the right decisions for the country's future - a great deal of confidence, a good amount, just some or none at all?

Q: How much confidence do you have in The Democrats in Congress to make the right decisions for the country's future - a great deal of confidence, a good amount, just some or none at all?

Q: How much confidence do you have in Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives to make the right decisions for the country's future - a great deal of confidence, a good amount, just some or none at all?

Q: The federal government has been partially shut down because (Trump and the Republicans in Congress) and (Pelosi and the Democrats in Congress) cannot agree on laws about border security. Who do you think is mainly responsible?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Trump is handling efforts to end the partial shutdown of the federal government?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Pelosi is handling efforts to end the partial shutdown of the federal government?

Q: Do you support or oppose building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) Who do you trust more to handle the issue of border security - (Trump and the Republicans in Congress) or (Pelosi and the Democrats in Congress)?

Q: (HALF SAMPLE) Who do you trust more to handle the issue of illegal immigration - (Trump and the Republicans in Congress) or (Pelosi and the Democrats in Congress)?

Q: Do you think the United States is currently doing (too little), (too much) or about the right amount to keep undocumented immigrants from coming into this country?

Q: Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been investigating possible collusion between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russia, among other issues. How much confidence do you have Mueller's final report will be fair and even-handed?

Q: Do you support or oppose the Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives using their congressional authority to investigate Whether or not Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russia?

Q: Do you support or oppose the Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives using their congressional authority to investigate Suspected financial ties between Trump and foreign governments?

Q: Do you support or oppose the Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives using their congressional authority to investigate Trump's relationship and communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin?

Q: Do you think the Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives should or should not use their congressional authority to obtain and release Trump's tax returns?

Q: Just your best guess. Do you think Democrats will (go too far) investigating Trump, will they (not go far enough), or will they handle this about right?

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?

Q: (AMONG REPUBLICANS/REP LEANERS) Would you like the Republican Party to nominate Trump to run for a second term as president next year, or would you like the Republican Party to nominate someone other than Trump as its candidate for president in 2020?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATS/DEM LEANERS) What's more important to you - that Democrats nominate the presidential candidate (whose positions on the issues come closest to yours), or the candidate (who seems most likely to defeat Donald Trump in November 2020)?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATS/DEM LEANERS) Which of the following do you think should be the most important priority in the U.S. right now?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATS/DEM LEANERS) If the 2020 Democratic primary or caucus in your state were being held today, for whom would you vote? (Open-ended, candidate names not read)

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

Q: If Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination for president would you definitely vote for him in the general election for president in 2020, would you consider voting for him or would you definitely not vote for him?