Confidence level among the American people in Donald Trump's political abilties

This statistic shows the confidence level of the American people in Donald Trump's abilities to handle selected political tasks and crises. 32 percent of the respondents felt very confident in Trump's abilities to handle the economy effectively, while 40 percent did not.

How confident are you in Donald Trump’s abilities to handle selected political tasks and crises?

Very confidentSomewhat confidentNot too / Not at all confident
Handle the economy effectively32%27%40%
Defend U.S interests abroad as president30%25%44%
Manage the Executive Branch effectively26%27%45%
Work effectively with Congress to get things done24%36%39%
Use military force wisely23%24%51%
Handle an international crisis19%27%53%
Prevent major scandals in his administration15%29%55%
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Sources

Release date

January 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 7-11, 2016

Number of respondents

1,028 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide any information regarding missing percentage points to 100 percent.

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