American attitudes on President Trump’s early policies

Protesters gather outside the Trump Building at 40 Wall St. to take action against America’s refugee ban in New York City, U.S., March 28, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson - RTX333GZ

Since the election of President Trump, the world has witnessed shifts in U.S. policy towards both Syria and Muslim migrants. In his first few months in office, Trump has ordered airstrikes against the Syrian government and fought repeatedly to implement a travel ban that many see as a “Muslim ban.” Meanwhile, domestic political lines seem as sharply drawn now as before the election. Nonresident Senior Fellow Shibley Telhami conducted a survey on American public attitudes towards the travel ban, the recent U.S. airstrikes against Syria, and the U.S. refugee policy. Below are several key findings:

American attitudes on President Trump's Early Policies