Philippines loves Trump the most among 33 countries surveyed by Pew Research

Philippines loves Trump the most among 33 countries surveyed by Pew Research

Philippines loves Trump the most among 33 countries surveyed by Pew Research

Sixty-four percent of those surveyed outside the U.S. said they do not have confidence in Trump to do the right thing in foreign affairs, while just 29 percent expressed confidence in the USA leader.

"In the countries we interviewed, only 29% have confidence in the President to do the right thing in world affairs, while 54% of the same people have a favorable opinion of the United States", said Poushter.

Trump's foreign policies, including moving the USA embassy to Jerusalem, increasing import tariffs and pulling out of the Paris climate accords are largely opposed. Fifty-four percent of respondents said they viewed the United States favorably.

Trump's high rating seemed to overlook the former businessman's stringent immigration policies that included ending what Trump had said was "chain migration", or the practice of Filipino immigrants in the United States of petitioning their relatives in the Philippines to become U.S. immigrants, too.

Pew found the world's favorable opinion of the USA declined dramatically when Trump took office and remains significantly lower than during the Obama era.

Similarly, in the 33 countries, more people disapprove of approving Trump's decision that the United States be the only world power to withdraw from a nuclear agreement with Iran. Pew said disapproval is strongest for Trump's policies of increasing tariffs or fees on imported goods from other countries, his withdrawal of the U.S. from the climate agreement, and building the border wall between Mexico and the U.S. Most people also disapprove of Trump's policies allowing fewer immigrants into the U.S. About the only thing that got some positive reviews was Trump's approach to North Korea - however, he only got a 41 percent favorable rating with 36 percent of those polled voicing disapproval.

"Canada is clearly a" blue country "in terms of American politics, which means that support for the Democratic Party in office is higher than when the Republican Party was in office", said Elliot Tepper, a political science professor from Carleton University in Ottawa. A majority in the Philippines, Israel, Kenya, Nigeria and India said they trust the American President.

Canadian attitudes towards President Donald Trump and his controversial approach to worldwide relations appeared to soften slightly in the weeks after US tariffs on steel and aluminum exports from north of the border were lifted last spring, a new global survey suggests.

For example, in Italy, the poll found that at least six in ten of those who identified themselves as being on the "right end of the ideological spectrum" were in support of Trump's immigration policies, compared to just 26 percent of left-leaning people.

For instance, supporters of right-wing parties in Europe - from UKIP in Britain to the National Rally party in France - were more likely to approve of Mr Trump's wall along the US-Mexico border.

Respondents were also asked about their views of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Putin and Mr Xi, in addition to Mr Trump.

Seventy-eightpercent of South Koreans and 80 percent of Japanese said they approved of the US president's "negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un about the country's nuclear weapons program". Global confidence in the Trump administration plummeted after his inauguration, while favorable ratings for the United States also declined. In Europe, the least favorable views were found in the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and Russian Federation.

Between mid-May and October 2019, the survey surveyed 36,963 respondents in 33 countries, both by telephone and in person.

In the United Kingdom, which has experienced a populist wave similar to the one that swept Trump into the White House, 32% expressed confidence in the USA leader.

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