Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is intelligent but not level headed

Trump touted the poll's results but almost half of voters said Obama deserves credit

Trump touted the poll's results but almost half of voters said Obama deserves credit

While nearly two-thirds of USA voters, 66 percent, described the nation's economy as good or excellent - the highest percentage in Quinnipiac polls going back to 2001 - nearly half of them, 49 percent, gave the credit to former President Barack Obama, while 40 percent credited Trump. 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".

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Voters' perception of the economy has never been higher, a new poll found.

By contrast, 49 percent of voters believe former President Barack Obama was more responsible than Trump for America's current economic conditions; only 40 percent said Trump deserved more credit.

Another 33 percent said the economy is "not so good" or "poor".

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A new Quinnipiac University poll gave the president a negative job approval rating including some of lowest scores since Inauguration day in a recent poll on Wednesday. Among those who voted for Trump in November 2016, 85 percent said they approve of his first year in office. 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".

Asked to describe Trump's first year in one word, 69 people said "disaster" and 62 "chaotic".

Here are the top 10 most used words with the tally of how frequently they were used.

The poll, which surveyed 940 voters, also found that a majority of Georgia voters - 57 percent - are not satisfied with the way things are going in the United States, AJC reported.

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