Politics Magazine

The Public Doesn't Like How Trump Is Handling Russia

Posted on the 15 July 2018 by Jobsanger
The Public Doesn't Like How Trump Is Handling Russia
After attacking our NATO allies, and doing some embarrassing meddling in British politics, Donald Trump is headed to Helsinki for a face-to-face meeting with Russia's president Vladimir Putin. The meeting also comes on the heels of the indictment of 12 Russians for hacking into U.S. computers and trying to affect the 2016 presidential election.
The meeting should have been cancelled after those indictments became public knowledge, but Trump wouldn't do that. He should also be tough with Russia, and demand they stop trying to interfere in U.S. elections (which is nothing less than an attack on our democracy). He probably won't do that either. Trump seems to think Putin is our friend, and is still calling the investigation into Russia's actions a "witch hunt".
He'd better be careful though. The public (by a 13 point margin) is already unhappy about how Trump has handled Russia. If he is seen to be soft on Putin after berating our allies, the public is not going to like that. By a 47 point margin, Americans consider Russia to be an enemy -- not a friend. They want a president to stand up to Putin -- not give in to him (or accept his lies).
These two charts use information contained in a new Economist / YouGov Poll -- done between July 8th and 10th of a national sample of 1,500 adults (including 1,246 registered voters). The margin of error for adults is 3 points, and for registered voters is 2.9 points.
The Public Doesn't Like How Trump Is Handling Russia

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Vans RV-7

    Vans RV-7

    @ Chino Airport, CA May 2018 This RV-7 sits waiting for a pilot to hop in and take her up.  The Van’s RV-7 is a two-seat, single-engine, low-wing homebuilt... Read more

    The 15 December 2018 by   Htam
    PHOTOGRAPHY, SOCIETY
  • The Dots

    Dots

    Connections have always fascinated me. Maybe it’s because life is a random stream of stuff constantly thrown at you that makes a mockery of any plans you might... Read more

    The 15 December 2018 by   Steveawiggins
    POLITICS, RELIGION, SOCIETY
  • 5 Strategies To Overcome The Fears Of A New Venture

    Strategies Overcome Fears Venture

    One of the biggest impediments to starting a new venture is the “terror barrier,” as popularized by Bob Proctor, a 75-year-old millionaire and world renowned... Read more

    The 15 December 2018 by   Martin Zwilling
    BUSINESS, CAREER
  • Eating Red Meat Increases TMAO Levels. Should We Care?

    Eating Meat Increases TMAO Levels. Should Care?

    A new study published in the European Heart Journal says we should care about blood levels of a metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), but is that true? NBC... Read more

    The 15 December 2018 by   Dietdoctor
    DIET & WEIGHT, HEALTH, HEALTHY LIVING, MEDICINE
  • Weekend Reads

    Weekend Reads

    I'm writing this from my mom's house where I've been spending a good deal of time. She's doing fantastically and cannot wait for next week when her drain will b... Read more

    The 15 December 2018 by   Wardrobeoxygen
    FASHION, SELF EXPRESSION, SHOPPING
  • Homeless Nights of Youth & Yet Another Christmas

    Homeless Nights Youth Another Christmas

    Parenting blunders are behind the face of every homeless young child and you would have tears in your eyes listening to tragic stories of homeless nights of... Read more

    The 15 December 2018 by   Ruby Mariah
    GADGETS, TECH
  • Christmas Scene at ‘The Reservoire’

    Christmas Scene ‘The Reservoire’

    The Reservoire is a state of mind! This stylish resto bar takes you straight to New York or London. Located in Koramangala right opposite Bonsouth, the place... Read more

    The 15 December 2018 by   Rohit Dassani
    DINING OUT, FOOD & DRINK

Magazines