Washington Post-ABC News poll September 18-21, 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 way Trump is handling the economy?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Trump is handling recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Trump is handling immigration?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Democrats in Congress are doing their job?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republicans in Congress are doing their job?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Paul Ryan is handling his job as Speaker of the House of Representatives?

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

Q: Overall do you think Trump has done more to (unite the country), or has done more to (divide the country)?

Q: Do you think Trump is doing too (much), too (little) or about the right amount to compromise with the Democratic leaders in Congress on important issues?

Q: Do you think the Democratic leaders in Congress are doing too (much), too (little) or about the right amount to compromise with Trump on important issues?

Q: How would you rate the federal government's overall response to the situation caused by the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida - excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: Do you think the severity of recent hurricanes is most likely (the result of global climate change), or is it (just the kind of severe weather events that happen from time to time)?

Q: Do you support or oppose the agreement by Trump and congressional Democrats to both fund disaster relief and raise the limit on the national debt?

Q: Do you think North Korea does or does not pose a threat to the United States? IF DOES POSE THREAT: Would you say it's a serious threat, or not serious?

Q: How much do you trust Donald Trump to act responsibly in handling the situation involving North Korea - a great deal, a good amount, just some or not at all?

Q: How much do you trust North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to act responsibly in handling the situation involving North Korea - a great deal, a good amount, just some or not at all?

Q: How much do you trust U.S. military leaders to act responsibly in handling the situation involving North Korea - a great deal, a good amount, just some or not at all?

Q: To try to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, would you support or oppose the U.S. offering North Korea financial incentives such as aid money, or more trade?

Q: To try to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, would you support or oppose the U.S. placing tougher economic sanctions on North Korea?

Q: To try to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, would you support or oppose the U.S. bombing North Korean military targets?

Q: To try to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, would you support or oppose the U.S. agreeing to stop conducting U.S. military exercises with South Korea?

Q: In general, should the U.S. (launch a military strike on North Korea first, before it can attack America or U.S. allies) or should the U.S. (only attack North Korea if it attacks America or U.S. allies)?

Q: If the U.S. launched a military strike on North Korea first, do you think it would or would not risk starting a larger war in East Asia? IF RISK: Do you think that would be a major risk; or a risk, but not major?

Q: Given what you've heard or read about it, do you support or oppose Trump's tax plan? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

Q: Do you think the current U.S. tax system favors the (middle class), favors the (wealthy), or treats both groups about equally? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

Q: How about Trump's tax plan? Do you think it mainly will reduce taxes more for the (middle class), mainly reduce taxes more for the (wealthy), or treat both groups about equally?

Q: Overall, do you think large business corporations pay their fair share in taxes, pay too (little), or pay too (much)?

Q: Do you support or oppose reducing income taxes paid by businesses?

Q: Do you support or oppose reducing income taxes paid by middle and lower-income people?

Q: Do you support or oppose reducing income taxes paid by higher-income people?

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: Would you support or oppose a law that combined this proposal for undocumented immigrants with increased funding for border security programs?

Q: Do you support or oppose requiring employers to verify that all new hires are living in the U.S. legally?

Q: Please tell me if 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 support or oppose reducing the number of LEGAL immigrants allowed into the U.S. by half?

Q: Before Trump became president, do you think the U.S. was (too tough) in enforcing immigration laws, (not tough enough) or was enforcement about right?

Q: How about now - under Trump, do you think the U.S. is (too tough) in enforcing immigration laws, (not tough enough) or is enforcement about right?

Q: Is it your impression that undocumented immigrants commit (more violent crimes) than other people in this country, (fewer violent crimes), or about the same amount?

Q: There’s a new Republican proposal to replace the current federal health care law, known as Obamacare. It would (end the national requirement for nearly all Americans to have health insurance), (phase out the use of federal funds to help lower and moderate-income people buy health insurance), and (let states replace federal rules on health care coverage with their own rules). What do you prefer: the current federal health care law, or this Republican plan to replace it?

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