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Poll: Americans Trust Governors More Than Trump on Pandemic

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By    |   Tuesday, 07 July 2020 08:33 AM

Forty-three percent of Americans approve of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, compared to 55% who disapprove, according to an NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll.

And 60% say they approve of the way their governors are handling the response to the outbreak, while 37% disapprove.

Here are how the results, released Tuesday, break down:

  • 70% say they trust their governors over Trump to decide when to open businesses in their area. 25% say they trust Trump; more on the issue.
  • 53% of Republicans trust Trump to decide when businesses should reopen, compared to 45% who trust their governors.
  • 93% of  Democrats trust their governors to decide when businesses should reopen, while 3% trust the president.
  • 78% of Independents trust their governors to decide on the reopenings, while 17% trust Trump.
  • 79% say they are worried about a second wave of the coronavirus, while 19% say they either are not so worried or not worried at all
  • 43% percent approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president, compared to 55 who disapprove.

A set of polls, conducted June 29-July 5, surveyed 44,557 people. The margin of error is plus or minus 1 percentage points.

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