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U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump - RSR ROBBIN$ - The Most Accurate Pollster in the World
  Nov 23, 2016

Question #1
Which of the following responses BEST reflects your opinion regarding how America should go forward following the election of President-elect Trump?
Give President-elect Trump an opportunity to govern in the manner he sees appropriate    52 %
Challenge President-elect Trump every step of the way    29 %
Don't Know/Can't Answer    19 %
Question #2
In your opinion which attribute is most important in selection of the President-elect's Cabinet including particularly Secretary of State?
Loyalty to President-elect Trump    29 %
Competence and ability to clearly project US foreign policy abroad    48 %
Don't Know/Can't Answer    23 %
Commentary
Question 1
A majority of Americans who voted in the most recent Election for President believe that President-elect Trump ought to be given “an opportunity to govern in the manner he sees appropriate". This number is 10% above the number of votes Trump received from popular vote and is equal to the percentage obtained by President Obama in 2012 and 2008.
A noteworthy minority of Americans choose to support to "challenge President-elect Trump every step of the way", while many are Undecided.
(64%) of Caucasians want to give President-elect Trump 'an opportunity to govern', as do (42%) of Latino/Hispanics, (54%) of Asian/Others & (21%) of African Americans. The highest numbers to challenge “every step of the way” are African Americans (58%) followed by Caucasians (30%).
Question 2
'Competence and ability to clearly project US foreign policy abroad' is the response choice (attribute) selected by a majority of Americans. Loyalty to President-elect Trump attracts a noteworthy minority of support. It may not be a surprise that nearly one half of the respondents who selected this response almost always selected “give President-elect Trump an opportunity to govern in the manner he sees appropriate” in question 1. What is interesting is that most of the Don't Know/Can't Answer respondents from question 1 selected “Competence and ability” response from question 2.
In the matter of selecting Secretary of State (“project US foreign policy abroad”) the media has reported a number of potential candidates for the job. The most attention has been on difference of opinion within the Trump Team between former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani and former Republican candidate for President, former Governor Mitt Romney.
Rudy Giuliani is fairly depicted as loyal to President-elect Trump during the run for President, while Mitt Romney has been characterized fairly as not being loyal. Most reasonable minds understand that running for President and being President are different considerations though not mutually exclusive.
If a person like Rudy Giuliani can satisfy 'competence and ability to clearly project US foreign policy' (if we accept him as the loyal candidate) he is likely the right person for the job. There are other subtle considerations however. Mayor Giuliani is a well known figure in America and has been to many countries. He is best known as New York mayor and 9 11 leader. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton represent New York (Secretary Clinton as Senator) while Donald Trump is known as being headquartered in New York.
Mitt Romney has experience as Governor, and has experience as an establishment Republican having run a good race against President Obama in 2012. He was not loyal to Donald Trump during the election for President (when it took fortitude to stay with Donald Trump). Mitt Romney is a Mormon from Utah nearer the other side of the country. Donald Trump is not Mormon, but does not drink, smoke or take drugs a similar characteristic of Mormons.
Random polling by RSR ROBBINS conducted in the United States of America between November 24-28, 2016, featuring respondents qualified as voters in the president election - featuring a Margin of Error of 3.09% plus or minus.

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