New Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is dividing the country

Posted August 26, 2017

Further, the poll finds Trump's approval rating at 41 percent. QU pollsters said every party, gender, education, age and racial group disapprove of the job being done by the president.

The survey was conducted after Trump vowed North Korea will face "fire, fury and frankly power" should it continue making threats against the United States.

Although Trump has called out groups like the Ku Klux Klan in prepared statements, his off-the-cuff remarks about how "good" and "fine" people were marching with white supremacists in Charlottesville may have served to embolden bigots.

Just under 60% of respondents said President Trump's decisions and behaviour have encouraged white supremacist groups.

Two percent say it has decreased and 32% say it hasn't changed.

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The portion of voters with a favorable view of Trump - 41 percent, compared to 56 percent with an unfavorable view - was higher in the poll than for both House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, with 36 percent and 19 percent respectively viewing them favorably.

In an open question, 64 voters said "strong" was the first word that came to them when they thought of Trump, while 59 voters said "idiot", 58 answered "incompetent, 50 said "liar", and another 49 voters responded "president".

American voters disapprove by 55% of the way the news media covers Mr Trump, and disapprove by 62% of the way the president talks about the media.

While 69% of those polled want Mr Trump to stop tweeting from his personal account.

Almost seven in 10 voters think President Donald Trump's behavior could accidentally embroil the an "international conflict", according to the latest George Washington University battleground poll.