Trump's approval rating on economy dips to lowest since September amid coronavirus pandemic
Trump holds a 48 percent approval rate on how he is dealing with the U.S. economy among those polled.
While 39 percent of those surveyed classified economic conditions in the U.S. as"good," 60 percent said they were"poor" with 32 percent calling them"very poor."However, 67 percent of those polled said they expected the economy to improve in about a year, with only 31 percent estimating that conditions will be"poor."
Americans surveyed in the poll were nearly evenly divided as to whether or not the coronavirus has caused them any economic hardships. While 49 percent said they had experienced financial difficulties, 51 percent of those polled saying they had not.Newsweek
reached out to the White House for comment but did not receive a response in time for publication.Poll numbers released Wednesday found that Americans disapproved of the way President Donald Trump was handling the U.S. economy during the outbreak of coronavirus.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty1,002 adults participated in the poll, which has a plus-minus 3.7 percent margin of error, conducted in the first week of April.Since the U.S. began taking measures to combat the spread of coronavirus, Trump has often spoken of his desire to reopen the country for business. His initial aim was to begin reopening American businesses by Easter Sunday, but instead chose to extend nationwide social distancing guidelines.
"We can expect that by June 1, we will be well on our way to recovery," Trump said during a March news briefing."We think by June 1 a lot of great things will be happening."Unemployment rates in the U.S. have increased greatly, with over 6 million individuals filing for unemployment benefits during the first week of April.
In March, Trump signed off on a $2 trillion coronavirus emergency economic stimulus package designed to help some individual Americans by sending them direct cash payments of approximately $1,200. Money is expected to start being distributed in April via direct deposit.Read more: Newsweek »
Just think about this, if trump had taken the warning from the World Health Organization & trump’s own experts & not spent 2 months calling the pandemic a “Democratic Hoax” while denying the danger we would be on the other side of the curve & finished. What malfeasance criminal! I don't believe you! Y'all have a bad a case Pinocchio Syndrome aka FakeNew & DeepStatePropaganda
Sounds like their plan is working... I am in NYC and because he did not tell us about coronavirus, some of my fellow citizens have died. This was careless and unprofessional and he has to go. It's going to get worse before it gets better Unless there is a major bailout of American citizens, which doesn't seem to be in the cards Most Americans are going to come out of this disaster, MUCH WORSE Than they did going in That does not portend a sharp economic rebound
I disapproved of Trump on the economy before it was cool.
Trump: Second round of direct payments is 'absolutely under serious consideration.'WATCH: President Trump says a second round of direct payments during coronavirus outbreak are 'absolutely under serious consideration.' Is there going to be a first round? Still patiently waiting. Duh... Pelosi has been talking about this for days.
Trump, Biden spoke by phone about coronavirus outbreakPresident Trump says he had a “really wonderful, warm conversation” with Joe Biden about the coronavirus outbreak. A top Biden campaign aide says it was a 'good call' in which the Democrat gave Trump some advice. Advice lmfao. The one in the White house. Needs no advice from the one sitting in his basement. 'Advice'? I don’t think so. I’m sure President Trump was patient and courteous, and actually felt pity for the obvious fact that JoeBidenHasDementia What do you say to a madman?
Trump Says He Had a 'Friendly' Phone Call with Potential 2020 Opponent Joe Biden About CoronavirusPresident Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden had a “friendly conversation” on Monday about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, the… Of course it was friendly. We're learning they are more and more the same guy. BernieOrBust Ha, I doubt that! Does that mean a friendly sleepy Joe?
Meghan McCain Bashes 'Totalitarian' Trump And 'Inept' Jared Kushner On 'The View'She worries Trump will use the COVID-19 battle to 'play off our fears for his own benefit' in a power grab. Too fucking late, Meg. He is the president of the united stated - you don`t get more powerful than that darling. maaaaaaaybe she shouldn't have supported conservatism her entire life?
As Donald Trump Scolds Reporters For “Horrid” Questions, News Networks Take Herky Jerky Approach To BriefingsPresident Donald Trump spent the Q&A portion of his daily coronavirus press briefing on Monday by attacking reporters not for their recent stories, but for the way that they are asking their qu… herky jerky News Networks. 'herky jerky'? Are you a child? What does that even mean?
On Coronavirus, Trump Walks A Tightrope Between Grim Warnings And Offering Hope'Tremendous progress has been made in a very short period,' President Trump said. But with more than 10,000 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. — his administration is also trying to brace the public for a dire week ahead. I’m old enough to remember “15 cases going quickly to zero” My preference: He knew. In January. And there was a report from 2017 describing this and what would happen. And his administration played a game with Obama about this type of scenario. He did nothing for almost two months. Until he thought it made him look bad.