Trump's Selective and Self-Serving Poll Reading

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The president also received an "A" from 16 percent of voters, a "B" from another 16 percent, a "C" from 11 percent of voters and 17 percent give him a "D".

A total of 66 percent of American voters say the nation's economy is "excellent" or "good", up from 63 percent December 19 and the highest positive rating for the economy since the Quinnipiac University Poll first asked this question in 2001.

The number of voters who disapprove is up from January 2017, when an Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll found voters split in their opinions of the president.

When asked who was more responsible for the current economic conditions, nearly half of respondents, 49 percent, said former President Obama, while 40 percent named President Trump.

Meanwhile, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said that President Trump "discovered" there doesn't need to be a "physical wall" along the country's entire southern border. While almost 70 per cent of voters feel Trump is not "level headed", 53 per cent feel the president is "intelligent" compared to the 44 per cent who said he's not "intelligent" and the 28 per cent who said he's "level headed".

The poll went on to ask voters to grade Trump's first year in office. While 73 percent say their personal financial situation is "excellent or good" (compared to 26 percent who say it's "not good" or "poor"), only 24 percent say Trump's policies are helping their personal financial situation, 26 percent say his policies are hurting them, and 47 percent say they're making no difference.

Words most used to describe him are not "stable genius". Fifty-three percent say he is intelligent, while 44 percent say he is not.