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Poll: U.S. voters evenly split on Trump's handling of economic recovery

Democrats, Republicans widely divided when grading Trump's handling of economic recovery.

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Updated: September 16, 2020 - 4:04pm

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U.S. voters are essentially split on how well the Trump administration is managing the economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen shows. 

Among registered voters, 39% said Trump's handling of the recovery has been either "good" or "excellent," while 42% said it has been "poor."

Fifteen percent said it has been "fair," while 4% were "unsure."

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Just the News Poll, How do you rate Trump's handling of the economic recovery?
Just the News Daily Poll
With Scott Rasmussen

Pollster Scott Rasmussen pointed out that the responses when broken down by political affiliation were widely divided — with 77% of Republicans approving of Trump's economic performance and 69% of Democrats disapproving of it. Independents, meanwhile, are more evenly divided.

The survey of 1,200 Registered Voters was conducted by Rasmussen using a mixed-mode approach from September 10-12.

To see this poll's cross-demographic tabulations, click here. 

To see this poll's methodology and sample demographics, click here. 

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