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

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.
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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%
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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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.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
December 7-11, 2016
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
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The source does not provide any information regarding missing percentage points to 100 percent.
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