Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #23510
 
With Trump Abroad for 1st Time as POTUS, 1 in 3 Americans Approve of His Handling of Syria, North Korea;
Majority Disapproves of His Handling of Russia; Better News For Trump on His Handling of the Economy,
But Overall Failing Grades Across the USA for Besieged, Pugnacious President, 120 Days into His 1st Term:


As President Trump meets with Arab leaders today and other world leaders over the next week, SurveyUSA examines what Americans think of Mr. Trump's handling of international relationships with adversarial foreign powers. We learn:

* 25% of Americans approve of Trump's handling of Russia, 54% disapprove.
* 32% of Americans approve of Trump's handling of China, 42% disapprove.
* 33% of Americans approve of Trump's handling of Syria, 44% disapprove.
* 33% of Americans approve of Trump's handling of North Korea, 43% disapprove.

* 39% of Americans approve of Trump's handling of immigration, 52% disapprove.
* 25% of Americans approve of Trump's handling of the environment, 56% disapprove.
* 27% of Americans approve of Trump's handling of health care, 59% disapprove.
* 41% of Americans approve of Trump's handling of the economy, 43% disapprove.

Asked to give Mr. Trump a letter "grade" after his 1st 4 months in office...

* 10% coast-to-coast give Mr. Trump an A.
* 20% coast-to-coast give Mr. Trump an B.
* 16% coast-to-coast give Mr. Trump an C.
* 17% coast-to-coast give Mr. Trump an D.
* 34% coast-to-coast give Mr. Trump an F.
* On a 4.0 scale, Mr. Trump's Grade Point Average today is 1.7, a C-minus.

Asked whether they would assign Mr. Trump a "passing" grade or a "failing" grade after 4 months in office, 52% fail Mr. Trump, 39% pass him.

1,500 adults nationwide were interviewed 05/17/17. Cell-phone and landline respondents were included. Additional, essential findings from this SurveyUSA poll on President Trump can be found here and here.
 
1Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump is handling the economy?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Approve41%48%36%36%43%44%42%40%43%50%15%27%28%41%39%78%14%42%74%40%16%37%40%45%35%43%49%51%50%45%27%24%43%42%43%41%63%27%41%43%41%33%44%50%41%47%42%35%
Disapprove43%38%47%49%41%40%43%44%41%34%69%61%48%44%35%12%73%38%15%43%72%43%44%42%46%43%38%35%36%38%54%59%42%43%44%42%24%57%37%44%48%52%41%32%45%40%41%46%
Not Sure16%14%17%15%17%16%15%16%15%16%16%11%25%14%26%11%13%20%11%17%12%20%16%13%19%14%13%14%13%18%19%17%15%16%13%16%13%16%22%13%12%15%15%18%14%13%16%19%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
 
2Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump is handling the environment?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Approve25%30%21%19%25%29%27%22%28%30%10%15%15%26%18%58%8%17%58%17%9%26%24%26%22%27%27%38%25%28%18%11%27%25%30%24%44%13%20%27%29%21%23%37%19%26%30%22%
Disapprove56%55%56%64%53%54%51%58%53%47%80%72%68%56%55%22%81%57%23%61%83%50%57%57%56%56%55%44%53%49%63%75%54%55%54%56%36%71%51%58%58%65%56%39%59%53%53%60%
Not Sure19%15%23%17%22%17%22%19%19%23%10%12%17%18%27%20%11%26%19%22%9%24%19%17%22%18%18%18%22%23%19%14%19%19%17%20%20%16%29%15%13%13%21%24%22%22%18%18%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
 
3Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump is handling healthcare?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Approve27%31%23%23%29%29%25%26%27%32%9%15%23%28%24%58%7%22%56%21%10%26%26%28%22%29%31%36%31%30%16%14%29%27%29%27%43%15%27%27%26%21%27%37%19%29%30%27%
Disapprove59%57%60%62%59%57%57%60%57%50%85%78%63%60%55%24%87%59%26%63%87%56%60%59%62%59%54%48%53%54%71%77%56%59%58%58%37%74%53%60%62%70%57%43%63%55%57%62%
Not Sure15%13%16%14%13%14%18%13%16%18%6%7%13%13%21%18%6%19%18%16%3%18%15%13%16%12%15%17%17%16%14%9%15%14%13%15%20%10%19%13%11%9%15%20%18%17%14%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
 
4Immigration?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Approve39%42%36%29%38%44%45%34%44%48%14%22%26%39%32%76%13%39%74%37%12%39%39%40%35%40%45%49%45%43%29%22%47%39%41%39%59%27%40%41%37%28%43%51%37%43%41%34%
Disapprove52%51%54%60%53%48%50%56%49%43%77%72%65%53%56%14%82%52%20%54%85%46%54%55%55%52%50%43%49%46%62%70%47%53%49%53%32%67%48%52%58%65%50%38%54%50%51%55%
Not Sure8%7%10%11%9%8%6%10%7%9%9%6%9%8%12%9%5%9%6%10%4%15%7%6%10%8%6%8%6%11%9%9%7%8%10%8%9%6%12%7%5%7%8%12%9%6%8%10%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
 
5North Korea?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Approve33%42%24%24%32%37%36%29%37%38%13%25%24%33%29%64%12%30%61%30%14%32%30%34%31%33%34%43%34%32%26%22%38%32%36%32%47%23%29%34%35%27%33%40%29%36%35%28%
Disapprove43%39%48%51%48%38%37%49%38%35%72%54%56%44%42%14%69%42%17%45%70%38%43%46%43%45%42%33%44%40%48%56%37%44%38%45%26%56%37%44%50%54%41%31%48%42%41%46%
Not Sure24%20%28%25%20%24%27%22%26%26%15%21%20%23%29%22%18%28%22%25%16%29%26%20%27%21%24%24%22%28%26%22%24%24%26%23%27%20%33%22%16%19%25%30%23%22%24%26%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
 
6Syria?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Approve33%41%26%23%32%38%40%28%39%40%16%21%22%33%27%63%12%34%60%32%14%32%31%36%31%32%38%43%39%30%26%23%36%34%38%32%48%25%32%33%35%28%36%38%34%34%36%27%
Disapprove44%41%46%52%45%40%38%48%39%35%70%56%57%44%45%15%70%41%19%44%70%38%42%47%43%46%42%36%42%40%46%57%40%44%36%45%28%55%37%45%49%52%42%33%46%43%43%44%
Not Sure23%17%28%25%23%23%21%24%22%25%14%23%22%22%29%22%17%25%21%24%16%29%27%17%26%22%20%21%19%30%28%21%24%23%26%22%24%20%31%21%16%19%23%29%19%23%21%30%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
 
7China?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Approve32%41%23%23%31%36%37%27%36%38%17%21%17%33%26%64%12%27%62%26%15%31%30%34%29%32%34%43%34%32%25%19%34%32%35%31%47%23%27%35%34%26%33%38%26%36%35%27%
Disapprove42%39%45%50%42%39%37%46%38%33%67%61%52%42%42%14%68%38%15%45%67%39%41%44%41%45%38%31%39%37%48%60%39%42%42%42%26%53%37%41%48%52%40%30%47%39%39%45%
Not Sure26%20%32%27%26%25%27%27%26%29%16%17%31%25%32%21%20%35%22%29%18%30%29%23%29%22%28%26%26%31%27%22%27%26%23%27%27%24%36%24%18%22%27%32%28%25%26%28%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
 
8Russia?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Approve25%31%19%19%25%25%31%23%28%29%10%21%15%26%21%54%7%21%51%20%10%26%23%26%23%25%28%33%29%24%17%16%32%25%28%24%40%15%21%27%28%21%25%31%20%26%28%22%
Disapprove54%53%55%60%53%52%51%56%52%46%80%65%65%55%50%21%81%55%21%59%84%50%52%58%53%57%51%44%49%48%64%71%50%54%54%54%34%70%49%55%58%65%53%39%59%50%49%62%
Not Sure21%16%26%22%22%23%18%22%20%24%10%15%21%19%29%25%12%25%27%21%7%24%25%17%25%18%21%23%22%28%19%12%19%21%18%22%26%15%30%18%14%14%22%29%21%24%23%16%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
 
9If you were a school-teacher, what grade would you give to Donald Trump for the work he has done so far as President? An A, B, C, D, or an F?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
A10%12%9%8%9%12%12%8%12%13%2%7%3%11%9%29%1%4%28%4%3%13%9%10%11%8%13%17%10%12%5%4%13%10%12%10%21%2%7%10%15%7%10%16%6%11%13%8%
B20%23%18%16%24%21%18%21%19%24%6%12%17%21%18%39%5%21%36%20%6%18%20%21%17%24%20%25%22%24%17%9%18%20%20%20%29%14%22%22%16%15%21%26%19%24%20%17%
C16%17%15%17%15%17%16%16%16%18%12%9%15%14%23%15%11%22%17%21%7%13%16%18%15%15%19%14%21%14%15%14%16%16%15%16%19%14%21%13%14%13%17%17%20%16%16%14%
D17%15%18%20%15%18%16%17%17%16%15%20%18%17%15%7%23%19%7%20%20%18%19%14%19%17%14%16%15%19%18%17%13%17%17%17%11%20%17%20%13%17%18%13%12%15%17%22%
F34%30%37%36%33%31%36%34%33%26%62%47%44%35%25%9%58%30%10%33%64%33%33%35%35%34%32%26%30%27%42%51%38%34%34%34%18%48%28%34%40%44%32%23%40%33%29%38%
Not Sure3%3%3%3%4%2%1%4%2%2%3%5%3%2%10%1%2%3%2%3%0%4%3%2%4%2%2%2%2%4%3%4%2%3%1%3%2%2%5%1%2%3%2%5%3%2%4%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%
G.P.A.1.71.81.51.51.81.71.61.71.71.90.81.31.31.62.12.80.71.62.71.60.61.71.71.61.71.61.82.01.71.91.41.11.61.71.71.72.31.11.81.61.61.41.72.21.51.71.91.4
 
10If you had to give President Trump either a passing grade or a failing grade, what would you give him?
1500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceRegisteredParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeReligionUnionMilitary HousehoAbortionCurrent Event HoursUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KProtestaCatholicOther ChOtherNoneYesNoYesNoPro-lifePro-choi123 +UrbanSuburbanRuralNortheasMidwestSouthWest
Pass39%44%33%31%42%42%36%37%40%47%12%24%27%40%36%80%10%36%76%34%12%37%38%40%35%41%41%52%41%45%25%20%43%38%41%38%59%25%39%40%37%29%40%53%32%44%41%36%
Fail52%48%56%58%49%49%56%53%52%44%80%65%66%53%50%16%84%50%18%55%83%54%52%52%54%52%49%42%47%45%63%72%50%52%54%52%30%68%48%54%55%61%51%39%55%50%49%57%
Not Sure9%8%10%11%9%9%8%10%9%9%8%11%8%8%14%4%6%14%6%11%5%9%10%9%11%7%10%6%12%10%11%8%6%9%5%10%10%7%13%7%8%10%9%8%14%6%10%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%23%29%28%21%51%49%68%11%13%7%89%9%28%34%31%25%44%21%21%36%42%37%37%26%23%26%20%13%19%8%90%21%79%38%49%35%32%33%32%47%19%19%22%38%22%