USA Today Poll: 50 Percent See Trump as a ‘Failed’ President

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to journalists on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One and traveling to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center October 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. According to the White House, Trump will be visiting injured military service members. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fifty percent of Americans predict history will judge Donald Trump as a “failed” president, according to a new USA Today/Suffolk University poll.

Here are highlights from the poll results released on Thursday:

  • 16% predict he will be seen as a great president, 13% as a good president, and 16% as a fair president. 5% were undecided.
  • 70% say it is time for the president to concede the election, compared to 26% who disagree.
  • 57% of Republicans say he should not concede, while 37% say he should.
  • 71% of Republicans say they are ready to vote for Trump if he is the party’s nominee in 2024. 16% say they would consider it, and 10% say they would not.
  • 62% of all those polled say they believe Joe Biden was legitimately elected president, compared to 37% who say he was not.
  • 20% of Republicans say Biden was legitimately elected, compared to 78% who say he was not.
  • 66% of Americans say Trump should attend Biden’s inauguration in January, while 24% say he should not.
  • 62% of all those polled say it would be an abuse of a president’s powers if Trump issues a preemptive pardon for himself, while 25% say it would not be. 56% of Republicans say it would be an appropriate use of his power, while 24% disagreed.

The poll, conducted Dec. 16-20, surveyed 1,000 registered voters. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.

Via Newsmax