The poll also shows most Republicans favor wearing masks for protection from COVID-19, even though their party’s president does not. He says lately that he thinks they are a “good idea” but then criticizes them in his tsunami of tweets.
Trump openly admits that getting involved in the briefings has nothing to do with concern about the virus or its threat to the American public. No, it is all about the TV ratings. White House aides, however, privately say it could hurt him even more politically.
As he continues to lag further and further behind Biden in polls, and his base appears to be shrinking, Trump sticks to what keeps dragging him down: Lies, exaggerations and misinformation.
The beleaguered president, drowning in serious questions about his competence, appears to be floundering and even Republicans are backing away.
Most Americans, however, give high marks to their state and local governments for their handling of the virus attack that has killed more than 5,000 in the U.S. and 950,000+ around the world.
He’s avoiding early primaries but keeps edging up in the polls.
Even Republicans say their president is at least unethical and others say he is criminal but he is what they have and that is acceptable for now. Or is it?
More than half of Americans, 55%, say they have an unfavorable opinion of President Donald Trump, while 40% say they have a favorable opinion. Eight in 10 Republicans have a favorable opinion, while nearly 9 in 10 Democrats have an unfavorable one.