President Donald Trump's first address to Congress on Tuesday evening received great reviews from viewers, with 57% who tuned in saying they had a very positive reaction to the speech. This poll is according to a new CNN/ORC poll of speech-watchers.
According to the poll, 7-in-10 who watched said the President's proposed policies would move the country in the right direction and almost two-thirds said the president has the right priorities for the country.
The survey, conducted among 509 respondents with a 4.5% margin of error, showed that 57% had a “very positive” reaction to the speech, while 21% had a “somewhat positive” reaction, adding up to 78% “positive” overall. Only 21% of those who watched the speech had a “negative” reaction.
On specific issues:
Economy: 72% saying this went in the right direction.
Terrorism Proposals: 70%, said the same about his terrorism proposals.
Taxes Policies: Slightly fewer, but still a majority 64%
Health Care: 61% were heading in the right direction.
Ideologically: about two-thirds saw Trump’s speech as about right, and 26% pegged it as too conservative. Just 8% said it wasn’t conservative enough.
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