A new Monmouth poll finds public confidence in the federal response to the coronavirus outbreak has dipped and most Americans say that Washington is not doing enough to help the states hit hard by this pandemic. Key findings:
- 54% say the federal measures have not gone far enough (up from 45% who said the same in late March).
- 55% say that the federal government is not doing enough to help states that have been hit hard by the outbreak.
- 60% say the steps taken by their individual states have been appropriate.
Said pollster Patrick Murray: “Most Americans disagree with the Trump administration’s position that the federal government is a backup to the states. The public seems to view this as a national crisis that requires a national response on par with the aggressive approach taken by the states.”Save to Favorites