Americans are more dissatisfied with the country’s direction than at any time since President Trump’s inauguration. While the president’s overall job ratings have been stable during the pandemic, views of his handling of the coronavirus outbreak have steadily declined.
Majorities support restrictions to reduce the spread of the virus and report a high level of personal compliance with measures to prevent infection.
A majority feel President Trump’s handling of demonstrations across the country in response to police violence against black Americans has only made things worse, according to the June 2020 AP-NORC Poll.
The president’s job ratings continue to hold steady during the coronavirus outbreak, according to the AP-NORC Poll conducted in May 2020, even as few Americans approve of how the federal government is handling the pandemic.
Americans remain concerned about the threat from the coronavirus and worry about reopening too soon, according to the AP-NORC Poll conducted in May 2020. There is support for imposing conditions in order to reinstate economic and social activities.