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NBC News/WSJ poll: Half of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy

President Trump is clinging to the economy to boost his re-election chances – a new NBC News/WSJ poll says 50% of Americans approve of how he’s handling it. Meanwhile reactions against the President's tariffs has support for free trade at a high - 64-percent now believing free trade is good for America, according to the same poll. This, as President Trump continues to wage his trade war with China.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
NBC News
Topics: 
Donald Trump
Trade
Economy
Author Info: Andrea Mitchell, Geoff Bennett, Robert Costa, Gillian Tett
Teaser Text: 
President Trump is clinging to the economy to boost his re-election chances – a new NBC News/WSJ poll says 50% of Americans approve of how he’s handling it. Meanwhile reactions against the President's tariffs has support for free trade at a high - 64-percent now believing free trade is good for America, according to the same poll. This, as President Trump continues to wage his trade war with China.
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