But it’s a different story among Republicans and independents who lean toward the GOP, with 37% saying Trump was a great president and 36% rating him as good.
Pew notes that “there is a substantial partisan gap in evaluations of Trump’s presidency.”
Looking at the overall sample, a majority of Americans say Trump was a terrible (41%) or poor president (12%) – with 17% rating him as great and 18% saying he was good. Twelve percent called Trump an average president.
On a separate question, 38% said that Trump made progress toward solving the major problems facing the nation during his presidency, with 15% saying he tried but failed to solve the nation’s problems. One in 10 said that Trump didn’t address the major problems, and 37% said that Trump made things worse.
There was also a major partisan divide on this question, with 77% of Republicans saying Trump made progress and 64% of Democrats saying he made things worse.
The Pew Research Center survey was conducted March 1-7, with 12,055 adults across the country taking part in Pew’s online America Trends Panel.