Trump's poll numbers are slipping

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President-elect Donald Trump listens to a question as he talks to reporters after meeting with Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma at Trump Tower in New York, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.

After an uptick following the election, President-elect Donald Trump’s poll numbers are slipping.

The latest survey comes from Quinnipiac University and was conducted last Thursday through Sunday.

According to the poll, Americans by 52 percent to 43 percent say they are optimistic about the next four years and 47 percent to 31 percent that he will help rather than hurt the nation's economy.

As to what kind of president Trump will be, 12 percent of voters say he will be “great,” 30 percent say he will be "good," 20 percent say he will be "not so good," and 32 percent say he will be "bad."

Overall, the poll said Trump's personal quality ratings have slipped since a Nov. 22 poll.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • 53 to 39 percent that he is not honest, compared to 52 to 42 percent;
  • 49 to 44 percent that he has good leadership skills, compared to 56 to 38 percent;
  • 52 to 44 percent that he does not care about average Americans, compared to 51 to 45 percent who said he did care;
  • 62 to 33 percent that he is not level-headed, compared to 57 to 38 percent;
  • 71 to 25 percent that he is a strong person, compared to 74 to 23 percent;
  • 68 to 27 percent that he is intelligent, compared to 74 to 21 percent.

The poll said voters approve of President  Obama’s job performance  59 percent to 39 percent, his best approval rating in seven years, while they disapprove 51 percent to  37 percent on the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president-elect.

With young voters leading the way, voters overall say 64 percent to 32 percent that Trump should close his personal Twitter account.

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